Sister Madgline Weston Brooks was born in Webster Parish on August 18, 1921, to the late Rev. Henry and Ophelia Weston. She confessed Christ at an early age at Growing Valley Baptist Church of Minden.
She was married to the late John Brooks in the year 1948. To this union were born seven children. Madgline was the last remaining member of 11 children.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Lean Brooks of Oakland, Calif. and Jerry V. Brooks of Grambling; four daughters, Nina Brooks, Polly Britton, Bennie Brooks all of Minden and Winter Varner, Oakland, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister-in-law, Sister Eddie Mae Weston of Saginaw, Mich.; and a special friend of the family, Sister Lisa Brown.
Services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Growing Valley Baptist Church.