Jeanette Barbara daughter of the late Douglas and Dolores Jones was born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 8, 1943. Jeanette attended the Pittsburgh Public Elementary and Westinghouse High School, Prince George Community College and she earned a degree in Computer Science at Data Control Institute. Jeanette joined the Rodman Street Baptist Church and enjoyed studying with the Jehovah Witness. At an early age, she attended Clinton Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland. She enjoyed going to Good Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Daniel Page.
On February 28, 2960, Jeannette was united in marriage to Donald James Brooks and to this union three children, Donald Jr., Kirby, and Kimberly were born. Jeanette worked at Hogate’s Seafood Restaurant for 15 years. She was a hardworking and dependable person. Jeanette retired after 25 years as a Doc Operator Supervisor with NASA Goodard-Flight Center. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend to many.
God saw fit to send one of his angels for Jeanette on August 24, 2020, 1:51 am, Monday morning. He decided that she had suffered enough and took her to a land where there is no pain. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald James Brooks and brother, Douglas Jones, III (Bootsie). She leaves to mourn two sons, Donald Brooks, Jr. and Kirby Brooks; one daughter, Kimberly Brooks-Bradshaw; one brother, Hubert Jones; one sister, Laverne Williams; brother-in-law, Robert Williams; sister-in-law, Rosa Jones;15 grandchildren, Angela Brooks, Nikki Snyder, Eric Brooks, Seauwn Brooks, James Brooks, Ashlee Brooks, Andre Brooks, Damon Brooks, Desmond Brooks, Joslynn Brooks, Josiah Brooks, Aleesia Brooks, Breanna Brooks, Nevaeh Brooks, Kannon Bradshaw; 16 greatgrandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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