Louise Westbrooks

Louise Westbrooks, 87, of Anna, died at 12:25 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Union County Hospital Long Term Care in Anna.

She was born on June 17, 1930, in Anna, the daughter of Hugh S. and Barbara Laura Ann Stegle Treece.

She married Francis Marion Westbrooks Jr. on Nov. 29, 1947, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Cobden.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Francis Westbrooks of Anna; two sons, Hugh M. (Elaine) Westbrooks of Greenville and Mark (Mara) Westbrooks of Eldorado; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a former daughter-in-law, Mary Ann (Bill) Bowen of Jonesboro; many nieces and nephews, and a special thank you to Lydia (Jeff) Williams; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Stephen Westbrooks; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Westbrooks; and a sister, Margaret Ann Treece.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anna for many years. Her life was always her children. She always enjoyed working on the family farm.

Funeral Mass for Louise Westbrooks will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anna, with Father Federico Higuera officiating. Interment will be in the Casper Cemetery near Anna.

Friends can call after 9 a.m. and until the service hour at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anna. Memorials can be made to the church.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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