Jeri Brooks

Betty Geraldine “Jeri” Brashear Brooks, age 76, passed away Friday evening in the company of her family.

Services for Mrs. Brooks will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Jumpp officiating. Burial will follow in Frankfort Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the service.

A native of Wolfe County, Kentucky, she was born August 20, 1936, and passed on the birthday of her husband, November 9, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Raymond Brashear and Mary P. Banks Eis. Mrs. Brooks retired from Sears in 1988. She enjoyed traveling around the country.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by her husband of 59 years, Ronald C. Brooks; her children, Danny E. Brooks, Kayleigh Count and Sabrina Lewis; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a half-brother, David Brashear, Tice, FL; and two half-sisters, Kathie Brown and Tammy Brashear, both of Ft. Myers, FL.

The family suggests expressions of sympathy in her memory be considered to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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  • MS. Jeri I will never forget your beautiful smile and your strength. I will never forget how you always made me feel so welcome into your family. I take comfort in knowing you are at peace now and know no more pain. You are home now in eternal peace. RWL You may be gone from this earthly world but you will never be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and I ask that you watch over them now.. Goodbye Ms. Jeri <3