Targgart Brooks, 95, of Lenoir, NC, and formerly of Chesterton, IN, passed
away Thursday, September 17, 2015, at Shaire Center in NC.
Mrs. Brooks was
born in Porter County, Indiana, to the late John H. Targgart and Bessie
Mitzner Targgart. She was a homemaker, a member of the First United
Methodist Church in Chesterton, Indiana, and was very involved in the Mt.
Herman United Methodist Church in Lenoir, NC.
In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Edward Brooks, and
a sister, Pearl Saffron.
Those left to
cherish her memory are her sons, Craig Thomas Brooks and wife Susan of
Lexington, SC, and Clifford John Brooks and wife Lynda of Stafford, TX; her
daughter, Carolina Harmon and husband Kenneth of Lenoir, NC; her brother,
Jack Targgart of Cary, NC; eight grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren
and seven great, great-grandchildren.
A funeral service
will be held at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton,
Indiana, 46304, on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. with Reverend
Scott Tyring officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery. The
family will receive friends Tuesday, September 22, 2015, from 4:00 p.m.
until 8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
to the family may be placed at