Edwina Brooks

BROOKS, Edwina, of Trotwood, OH, born in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019. A gifted student, she excelled throughout her education tenure. Edwina graduated high school at age fifteen, and later earned a Bachelor’s degree from Central State University and a Master’s degree from Wright State University. She began teaching with the Jefferson Township Schools and was later employed with the Trotwood Madison Schools until retirement. While at Trotwood, she was promoted to supervisor of Elementary Education and appeared on the national Good Morning America show to voice her views on current educational issues. Preceded in death by her parents, Howard Sr. and Viola Brooks; 3 brothers and 4 sisters. She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Scott Freeman Brooks (Angela); sisters, Dr. Amie L. Taylor, Dionne Smith, Maggie Jean Brooks, Patricia Ann Brooks (Leverse); granddaughters, Ajanti George, Ashley Brooks; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service 11 am Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Visitation 9-11 am. Family will receive friends 10-11 am. Interment Shiloh Park Cemetery.

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