Betty S. Brooks, 86, of Mauriceville, passed away Sunday, March 2.

Betty was born July 14, 1927 in Converse, La., to Gandy Shoalmire and Jessie Sherwood Shoalmire. She was a resident of Bridge City for 37 years before moving to Mauriceville four years ago. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Mauriceville and a wonderful homemaker.

Betty was preceded in death by her son, Zack G. Brooks.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas T. Brooks of Mauriceville; daughter, Shelia Keeler and husband Mike of Buna; son, Thomas T. Brooks, Jr. and wife Lisa of Mauriceville; sister, Joyce Lynn Copeland and husband Walter of Grand Prairie; brother, C. E. Shoalmire and wife Andrea of Converse; four grandchildren, Mitch Keeler and wife Jamie, Brooke Rousch and husband Ryan, Taylor Keeler and Sadie Brooks.

A visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday, March 4, from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Bridge City.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Mauriceville, with the Rev. Kevin Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens under the direction of Levingston Funeral Home in Groves. Special thanks to Odyssey Hospice for their compassion and care.