Mrs. Brookshire died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at her residence.
Born Sept. 24, 1924, in Towns County, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Bertha Collins Lyons. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Hawthorne Brookshire; and sisters, Mary Lou Mathis and Ethel Rogers.
Mrs. Brookshire was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She loved her church and enjoyed going to gospel singings, especially hearing her great-granddaughter Lexi sing. She also enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include her daughter, Doris Brookshire of Demorest; granddaughters and spouses, Candace and Humberto Romero of Demorest and Christin and Jesse Henry of Toccoa; sister, Irene Gibson of Villa Rica; brother-in-law, Leroy Brookshire of West End, N.C.; great-grandchildren, Alexis Barron and Aron Romero, both of Demorest; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Nannie Brookshire Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
November 30, 2012