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Silke Dionne Brooks

April 22, 1993 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 28)


Silke Dionne Brooks, was born on April 22,1993, in Longview, Texas to Velvet Brooks. 

Silke was known and loved by many. She was baptized at a young age at East Cotton Street Church of Christ, where she was a faithful member until her passing. Silke was involved in many activities, starting at an early age, she was a cheerleader at Hudson PEP Elementary, a Majorette at Foster Middle School, and in the band at Longview High School; Silke was a proud graduate of  Longview High School class of 2011. She furthered her education by attending and graduating from Wiley College with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Child Development Education. After graduating from Wiley, she began her career in education at Longview ISD; teaching  at J.L. Everhart, Longview High School, and she was currently teaching at Ware Elementary, which she loved, until her passing. Silke had a passion for teaching and loved helping others. 

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, Silke peacefully transitioned from labor to reward.

She leaves to cherish the memories of her life her loving mother, Velvet Brooks; maternal grandparents, Glenn and Mammie Brooks; maternal great grandmother, Robbie Brooks; uncles, James (Regina) Brooks, Sr., and Elvin (Ethel) Crain; cousins, Afton “Shay” (Thurman) Brown, James Brooks Jr., Avenue Brooks; sister, Monique Wells; nephew, Chase Wells; niece, MaCorian Dawkins; aunts, Dorothy Holloway, Carrie (Arthur) Gamble, Virginia Alexander; special friend, Alaya Timmons; and a host of uncles, aunts, and other dear relatives and friends.

The family is asking everyone attending the service to wear a mask.

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October 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rosewood Memorial Funeral Home
401 N. 5th Street
Longview, TX 75601

Funeral Service
October 9, 2021

11:00 AM
East Cotton Church of Christ
2015 East Cotton Street
Longview, TX 75602

Interment following funeral service
October 9, 2021

Jordan Valley Memorial Park
810 Jordan Valley Rd
Longview, TX 75604

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