DEXTER – Marilyn “Mim” Brooks, 84, went to be with her Lord March 14, 2013. She was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Dexter, a daughter of Hugh and Amber (Seavey) Hutchins.
She graduated from Dexter High School and married Herbert L. Brooks, Oct. 1, 1949. Mim was a long standing member of First Baptist Church, Dexter, where she served as deaconness and member of the Elizabeth Towle Guild. Mim was a member of the West Ripley Extension for 45 years. She and Herbie owned and operated the 45th Parallel Restaurant.
In addition to her husband of 63 years, she is survived by her children, Brent R. Brooks and wife, Sherry, of Newport and Herbert “Butch” Brooks Jr. and wife, Brenda, of Dexter; stepdaughter, Shirley Patterson and husband, David, of Dexter; grandchildren, Brandee, Rachel and Kelcy Brooks; stepgrandchildren, David, Joel, Samantha, Randy, Richard, Warren, Mark, Johnathan, Victoria and Kimberly; several great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother, Rodney Hutchins.
A celebration of her life will be held 3 p.m. Monday, March 18, at First Baptist Church, Dexter, with the Rev. John “Jay ” Brennan officiating. Friends may call 2 p.m. until the time of services. Private interment will be in the spring at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 573, Dexter, ME 04930. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.