Joanne Lynn Brooks

July 2, 1951 - October 21, 2014
Joanne Lynn Brooks

Joanne Lynn Brooks, age 63, died at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. The cause was complications resulting from a heart attack.

Born on July 2, 1951 in Raleigh, NC, she resided in Wilmington, NC for the past eight years. She was a Girl Scout camp ranger at Camps Homestead and Pretty Pond and had been an active member of the Girl Scouts for the last 25 years. In Wilmington, she was a substitute teacher at several schools, including Forest Hills Elementary School. She was a member of Port City Community Church.

Joanne had a zest for life and always found the brightest moments in every day. She was full of love and positivity. Her favorite things were her children, her family,her friends, the beach, seashells, and anything outdoors.

She is survived by her children, William Brooks, of Manteo, NC and Joslyn Mereness of Miami, Florida; her siblings, Tom Brooks, of Raleigh, NC. Mary Brooks, of Boulder, CO and Susan Cavanagh, of Raleigh, NC and her nephews and nieces, Paul, Kristin, Bert, Bill, Laurel, and Ashley

A celebration of life will be held at Hugh MacRae Park In Wilmington, NC on Saturday, November 22. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend this potluck at Shelter #6 from 12 to 4pm.

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