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Margaret G. Brooke

Margaret G. Brooke, 94, of Perry, Fl., passed away April 13, at Madison County Memorial Hospital in Madison. Margaret was born February 14, 1921 in Madison, Fl., to John Randell Gaston and Fannie Lou Gaston (Paterson).

Mrs. Brooke was of the Baptist Faith and was a member of First Baptist Church of Perry.   Margaret attended FSCW which later became FSU where she received her Bachelor’s Degree. She taught for the public school system in Madison County before coming to Perry. She later  opened the Kiddie Kollege Kindergarten where she  taught for many years, with friends Hazel Jones and Peggy Sisk, until her retirement. Mrs. Brooke loved her family and enjoyed all the gatherings and spending time with them, especially Holiday time.

Mrs. Brooke was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Brooke; her parents: John Randell and Fannie Lou Gaston; and sister, Elise Gibson.

Mrs. Brooke is survived by her sons: Randy Brooke and his wife, Judy, of Destin, and Barry Brooke and his wife, Dene, of Gulf Breeze; her daughter, Betsy Stephens and her husband Shannon, of Perry; grandchildren: Justin Brooke, Whitney Brooke, Cody Brooke, Cassidy Stephens Pridgeon and Mitchell Stephens.

Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Perry on Wednesday, April 15, at 2 p.m., with Bro. Wade Goodman and Bro. Glenn Baker officiating.  Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Perry.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, April 14, at Joe P Burns Funeral Homes of Perry.  Memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church Foreign Mission's Fund. All arrangements are under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.

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