ADVANCE -- Cora M. Brooks, 81, died Nov. 3, 2003, at the Advance Nursing Center.
Born Nov. 25, 1921, in North Fork, Ill., daughter of the late Abner and Mary Smith Trousdale, she retired after working 26 years at the Inland Shoe Co. in Advance.
On March 13, 1942, in Benton, she married Wade Brooks who preceded her in death in 1977.
One daughter, five brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one son, Don Brooks of Advance; one daughter, Carolyn Hill of Advance; one brother, Leslie Trousdale of Sedgewickville; and three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday.
Burial will follow in Morgan Memorial Park at Advance.