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Services Wednesday for Henrietta Mae Targgart Brooks

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Henrietta Mae 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.

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Posted 9/21/2015




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