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Diana Kay Brooks

Diana Kay Brooks of Robin Road Waverly passed away peacefully on January 28, 2023 at her residence with her sons Timothy and Scott by her side.

Diana was born at home near Waverly on August 10th 1946 to the late Gordon and Blanche (Rider) Williamson.

She attended school in Beaver where she was a member of the band and a cheerleader.  She was in the first graduating class of the “new” Eastern High School in 1964.

She was united in marriage to William Brooks in February 1964.  Diana and Bill moved to Mesa AZ in 1978 and to Las Vegas NV in 1987.    They returned to Ohio in 2015 after Bill retired.

Diana returned to Waverly and settled in Bristol Village after Bill passed away in 2020.

She is survived by her daughter Angela Herner of Clyde OH, sons Timothy and fiancée Brandi of Las Vegas and Scott of Waverly.

Two grandsons – Brandon Brooks of Las Vegas and Christopher Herner of Clyde OH.

3 great-grandchildren – Allen, Jase and Avery Herner.

Brothers – Eldon Williamson and sister-in-law Bonnie of Waverly and Rex of Memphis TN.

Niece – Amanda (Williamson) Brewer and husband Damon, great niece Fiona Brewer, great nephew Jaxson Brewer all of Knoxville TN

In addition to her husband Diana was preceded in death by her parents, In-laws James and Estelle Brooks of Beaver, her brother Max and a niece Audra Williamson as well as many aunts and uncles in Pike County.

Diana was a fantastic cook and baker.  She looked forward to all Holidays baking dozens of cookies, cakes and pies for family, friends and neighbors.

She was a cat lover and leaves behind Charlie, Lulu, Suzy and Sally.

Cremation services by Botkin-Hornback Funeral Home.  There will be no calling hours.  The family wants to thank Dr. Seidensticker and the Adena Hospice Team for the outstanding care they provided during her last days.

The family requests all Memorial contributions be made to Adena Hospice 2077 Western Ave Chillicothe OH 45601.

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