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Pamelia Weaver Brooks

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Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012 2:48 pm

CAMBRIDGE -- Pamelia Weaver Brooks, 92, of Cambridge died Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 2012. She was born at home in Rice, Va., Nov. 1, 1920, daughter of the late William Semple Weaver and Ida Walton Weaver.

Educated in the public schools of Prince Edward County, Va., she graduated from Rice High School and attended Mary Washington College.

She joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 and was stationed in Norfolk, where she worked in communications. It was there that she met her future husband, John Clayton Brooks, on a blind date. They were married June 20, 1946, in Rice, Va., a marriage of some 62 years, until Mr. Brooks passed away July 24, 2008.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and enjoyed playing bridge.

Mrs. Brooks is survived by three sons [-] John C. Brooks Jr. and wife Diana, William W. Brooks and wife Kathy and Joseph N. Brooks and wife Barbara, all of Cambridge; grandchildren John Clayton Brooks III and wife Lisa, Joseph A. Brooks and wife Melinda, Matthew S. Brooks and wife Amanda, Erik W. Brooks and wife Meredith, Patrick M. Brooks and wife Megan, Susannah L. Brooks and Morgan E. Brooks; great-grandchildren John Clayton Brooks IV and Sophie Ross Brooks; sister Mabel W. Taylor of Farmville, Va and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Daughter Bonnie C. Brooks died in 1996. Siblings, James and William S. Weaver Jr., Mildred W. Jenkins and Lily W. Banks are also deceased.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Race St., Cambridge, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Brooks donated her body for educational use to the Maryland State Anatomy Board. Internment will be in the family plot at Dorchester Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to the Endowment Fund of Grace UM Church, 501 Race St., Cambridge, MD, 21613.

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