Flora Estelle Brooks, 83, daughter of John David Childress and Thelma Adams Childress, was born April 4, 1920, at Frederick, Okla. She died March 26, 2004, at St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View. She married Ralph Bare Nov. 11, 1937. They had five children. After Ralph’s death, she married Bonnie D. Brooks, who also preceded her in death. After Mr. Brooks’ death, she moved to Summersville and lived in the senior citizen apartments. She became an active member of the First Christian Church. For many years, she was an instructor and clerk in a craft shop. She loved to make and share her crafts with family and friends. In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Roy and John; a sister, Ulane; and a great-grandson. Surviving are two daughters, Beverly Baldwin of Summersville and Bobbi Moore of Detroit, Mich.; one son, Ralph Bare of Bull Head City, Ariz.; one sister, Jerry Shirley of Wichita Falls, Texas; one brother, David Lee Childress of Lake Jackson, Texas; 15 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Services are 2 o’clock today (Thursday) at the First Christian Church in Summersville with Paul Hamm officiating, Burial will be in the Flat Rock Cemetery under the direction of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. “

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