Norma Jean Pryor Brooks, 86, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday June 27, 2020 at Roden-Pryor Funeral Home in Paris, Texas with burial following at Fairview Cemetery in Clarksville Texas. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM prior to the funeral. For those desiring a private viewing, her body will lie in state 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Friday June 26th at the funeral home.
Norma Jean was born March 01, 1934 in Weinert, Texas to James Archie Pryor and Mary Caroline Fraley Pryor.
Norma Jean was loved by many and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She served in the Clarksville Hospital Auxiliary and St Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary for over 20 years combined.
Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband Jo Robert Brooks; her daughter Gayla Ann Fennell; her brother James “Sonny” Pryor; and her sister Wanda Hanna.
Survivors include daughter, Pamela Jean Higginbotham and husband Bryan Higginbotham of Arlington; her son, Lance Brooks and wife Jami Harris Brooks of Yantis; her grandson, Brandon Higginbotham and wife Casey of Arlington; her granddaughter, Brooke Bennett and husband Austin of Dallas; her granddaughter, Leah Simmons and husband Jacob Simmons of Terrell; her grandson, Robert Brooks of Crested Butte CO; her sisters, Mildred Biggs, Jan Campbell, Janet Kay Morrison, her brothers, Ed Pryor, Don Pryor; many nieces and nephews; and her great grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at www.cff.org
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