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JOYCE S. BROOKS

June 7, 2021

Obituary

Joyce Savon Brooks was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 23, 1948 to the late Zola and Harold Sargent. She was their only child. Joyce accepted Christ at an early age at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral. She was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church for many years.

Joyce graduated from Shortridge High School in 1966 and attended Ball State University. 

Joyce retired from Pepsico after working 31 years in logistics. After retirement, she remained active in the community. Joyce was a member of the National Council of Negro Women, serving as a Treasurer; served as a member of the Shortridge High School Scholarship Committee; played an active role with the School 41 Alumni; volunteered with the Indianapolis Oasis as a reading tutor for elementary students and volunteered with AARP.              

Joyce loved to travel and spend time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.

Joyce Savon Brooks departed this life on Monday, June 7, 2021, at the age of 73, after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was preceded in death by her late parents, Zola and Harold Sargent.

She leaves to cherish memory her daughters, Kara Brooks and Khalisha Greenlaw (Gregory); grandchildren, Kameron Merkerson, Jaxon Greenlaw, and Jada Greenlaw; partner, Norman Smith; Aunt Helena Davis; and a host of cousins and friends.

 

Humbly Submitted…..…..The Family

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 14, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Witherspoon Presbyterian Church
5136 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46228

Celebration of Life
Monday
June 14, 2021

12:00 PM
Witherspoon Presbyterian Church
5136 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46228

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