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Virgie Lee Rainey-Brooks

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Virgie Lee Rainey-Brooks was born in Guadalupe County, Texas to George W. Rainey and Pearl Walker, November 12, 1915. She became a Christian at an early age and attended school in the Sweet Home Community. She was united in marriage to Ira Brooks Sr. July 12, 1934. One child, Sylvester Brooks preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, Floyd Robert Richardson, Herbert Leon Brooks, Vincent Raphael Brooks, Audrey Guilbeau-Calhoun and Ira Brooks, Jr; and her grandchildren, Linda, Sylvia, Ginger, Daryl, Lisa, Vincent ('Jaime'), Tuesday, Chris, Jeff, Adrian, Venessa, Kyle and Rebecca. The family will receive friends Sunday, July 10th from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at MeadowLawn Tribute Center, 5415 E. Houston St., San Antonio. Home Going Celebration, Monday, July 11th at 11:00 A.M. at the Sweet Home Baptist Church, 3340 Sweet Home Road, Seguin, Texas. Interment will follow in Robinson Cemetery, LaVernia, Texas.

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  1. well grandma we all love you,and wish you were still here to keep us inline i will always remember the times we shared. I LOVE you GREATLY!! and will miss you much,theres a part of you in eveyone in the family to remind me of you and i love that,and ive got the best reminder of all,my mom AUDREY(TOOTIE).I LOVE YOU AND WILL NEVER FORGET THE FOUNDATION OF THIS BROOKS FAMILY!!! LOVE YA ALWAYS GUILBEAU

  2. I took care of you for 6 years when I was your home health care provider, I love you, and I will miss you so much I have thought of you often the stories you told me, the shopping we did we had so much fun to take care of. I will always remember your laughter. I wiped your tears for your children because you worried so much about them. Now you are with your husband and sylvester. I will miss you and will think of you often forever in my heart. You were like a mom to me. Love Stephanie Offer

  3. I feel what you feel,She always loved me,and keep me as family.I share in your sadness, as well as your tears of joy,she sleeps her last sleep. I love all of you.

  4. momma, i really mean that ever since i met you 27 years ago you always treated me like a daughter with accepted me with open arms. you taught me some of the families favorite receipes. it was always fun and loving when we were together. i also believe that i grew closer to Jesus with your teachings. i hope i can make you proud of me in the coming days. i will miss you and think of you always. all my love God Bless sally

  5. Audrey, I have been praying for you and your Mom. I’m sorry for your loss. You are still in my heart and prayers. Love, Dina

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