Ruth Ann Brooks 77 of Gladwin, Michigan passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Ruth was born February 13, 1943 in Jackson, Michigan the daughter of Olin and Miriam Wilmoth. Ruth had resided in Gladwin since 2002, moving from Harrison. Ruth was united in marriage to Mr. Elwood L. Brooks in 2002 in Harrison.
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Mrs. Brooks was passionate about playing Bingo, rarely missing a Bingo event. She enjoyed floral gardening, watching old western shows and movies and the series “Highway from Hell”. She enjoyed cooking and baking, especially her famous Chex Mix.
Surviving Mrs. Brooks is her loving husband, Mr. Elwood L. Brooks of Gladwin, one son, Jim Rowland and fiancé, Tammy Ruppert of Hoyt, Kansas, two daughters; Deb Bond and husband, Doug of Harrison and Angie Runnels and husband, Wayne of Glendale, Arizona, ten grandchildren; Cindy (Jamal) Henry, Curtis (Jennifer) Hill, Kristeen Howell, James (Megan) Rowland Jr., Grace Ruppert, Danny, Justin Bond, Jason Bond, Megan Runnels and Zachary Runnels, seven great-grandchildren; Mackenzie, Breanna, Ethan, Cody, Jaylanni, Curtis Jr. and Lanee, two great-great grandchildren, plus many nieces, nephews, extended family members and her beloved cat. Mrs. Brooks was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Jeff Rowland, one grandson, Danny Rowland, one sister, Wanda Gaffney and two brothers.
Graveside services for Ruth will take place Monday, March 23, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. from Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Harrison, with Pastor Connie Bongard officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Mrs. Brooks may be considered to the Brooks family, in care of: Mr. Elwood L. Brooks. To share an online memory or condolence with Ruth’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Brooks are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810