Nancy Ann Windham Brooks (Ann Brooks), 76, a longtime resident of the Rossville community, went to be with her Heavenly Father on August 5, 2019. She was at home surrounded by her loving family.

Ann was born January 8, 1943 in Freer to Dick and Nancy Windham. She was the third of five daughters. Ann graduated from Freer High School in 1961 and continued on to Cosmetology School in Corpus Christi. It was there that she met her husband of 57 years. Tom and Ann were married in 1962 in Freer and resided in Portland for about 10 years before eventually settling in the Rossville area.

Ann owned and operated Ann’s Hair Salon in Charlotte for about 25 years before retiring. Tom and Ann loved to travel and spend time with friends and family. She was an accomplished artist with a love of nature and wildflowers.

She is survived by her husband, Tom Brooks, her children, Amanda Peebles and husband Jerry, Chris Brooks, Rhonda Bermea and husband Eddie and Nancy Kreussel and husband Marco. Her sisters Jeanette Holland, Sue Stones and husband Ernie and Dickie Hicks and husband Kenneth. 12 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dick and Nancy Windham and sister Ina Joyce Windham.

In lieu of flowers, she and her family are asking that donations be made to Rossville Community Church. 4144 FM 2504, Poteet, TX 78065

Services will be held at First Baptist Church in Poteet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 8. Interment will follow at Sand Branch Cemetery, 6200 FM 2504, Poteet, TX. The viewing will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. also at Poteet First Baptist Church.

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