Emilee Jo Brooks, 17, of Glenarm died Saturday, May 7, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born on June 17, 1993 in Springfield to Tim and Mary Hollinshead Brooks. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; June Hollinshead and Jerry and Mary Brooks.
Surviving are her parents, Mary (Dave) Roth of Glenarm and Tim (Janice) Brooks of Alton; Grandfather, Alfred Hollinshead, Jr of Springfield; two sisters, Amanda (Brett) Stehl of St. Louis, MO, and Kylie Eaton of Alton; two brothers, Taylor Eaton of Alton and Austin Smith of Glenarm; Aunts and Uncles, Carol (J.) Paris, Raymond (Patty) Hollinshead, Jim Hollinshead, Dave Hollinshead, Diane (Jim) White, Janis (Joe) Jurkus, Jerry (Paula) Brooks, Jean (Floyd) Fessler, Dan (Linda) Brooks, and Dave (Karen) Brooks; and several cousins.
Emilee formerly attended Holy Family Church in Athens. She enjoyed camping, fishing, horseback riding, bowling and music. She was a lover of all animals. Emilee was a student at Lawrence Education Center and worked at Kalola and Co.
Visitation: 4 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2011 with the Monsignor David Lantz officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the APL in Springfield or 5A’s in Alton.