Vivian Nelson Brooks
Funeral Date: 10/4/2008

Vivian Nelson Brooks, age 94 of Warren, Arkansas. died Tuesday, September 30th at Wagnon Place Nursing Home. She was born July 1, 1914 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. a daughter of the late Edward Todd Nelson and Vivian Marie Couret Nelson. She was a Methodist, a retired educator with over 20 years of service in the Warren Public School System, a graduate of the University of Arkansas with an Education degree and a member of the Tri Delta Sorority for 75 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Whittaker Sharp Brooks who died August 6, 1987 and they were united in marriage in 1934. Survivors include 2 sons, Col. David Brooks (RET) and spouse Mimi, Warren, Arkansas. Nelson Brooks and spouse Denise, Richardson, TX. A daughter Nancy Green, Star City, Arkansas. 7 Grandchildren and 7 Great-grandchildren. Graveside services were 10:00am Saturday, October 4th at Oakland Cemetery with Reverend Gary Maskell officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Ernie Gibbs, Richard Thompson, Brian Brooks, Matthew Pennington, French Wynne, Todd Brooks and Rodney Parnell. Honorary pallbearers were John Little and Bob Milton.



Message: Just read about your Mom. My mother is 86 and is getting very feeble.My prayers are with you at this time.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: May the family be comforted in this time. Mrs. Brooks was a dedicated, caring teacher who touched many lives.

Name: Mark & Donna Raney
Message: Ms. Brooks was a long-time customer of ours through my husband's painting business. She called Mark for most anything she needed done. She was a very sweet lady who we thought alot of. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this loss.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: Nancy and family, You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Charlene Snider Lewis and Family
Message: Vivian was a dear friend to my Godmother Retha Snider. They visited me and my family many times. Your mom was a wonderful lady, and we loved her more each visit.

Name: Sam & Jacque Douglass
Message: Aunt Viv's life will be celebrated and her memory held most dear.

Name: joeann brooks
Message: thinking of you, wish the whole family could be there. Love Joeann

Message: David and Nancy, I do not know if you remember me, but I remember you all and your Mother. She was a REAL friend and a REAL teacher. I will never forget her care in teaching me. She took time and cared much that I learned and was very helpful to me in my young school days. God Bless You and comfort you and yours at this time. REV. T.E. WRIGHT GRAHAM, WA

Name: Diane Parnell (Mann)
Message: Sorry to hear about Mrs. Mittie's death. She was a wonderful person and an excellent teacher. She taught me first grade in Hermitage, many years ago. Somewhere, I have a picture of her, from the Eagle, where she was the first person to purchase the Elvis stamp. God Bless each of you. Diane Mann Parnell

Name: Patsy (Taylor) Glover
Message: Nelson and family, I am sorry for your loss. Patsy Taylor Glover, class of '53.

Name: WHS Class of 1970
Message: Ms. Brooks was a special lady. She will be missed greatly!!