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Freda Brookover

May 13, 2014
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Freda Brookover, 101, of Pennsboro, passed away May 10, 2014, at Pineview Continuous Care in Harrisvillle.

She was born Jan. 28, 1913, in Cincinnati, Ohio, a daughter of the late William and Icie (Toothman) Dotson.

Mrs. Brookover was a 1932 graduate of Cairo High. She worked for the Silver Star Grocery and was a Janitor at the First United Methodist Church in Pennsboro. She was also the evening cook at the Sheppard's Nursing Home in Ellenboro and was a former member of the Pennsboro Order of the Eastern Star. Freda was a member of the United Brethren Methodist Church in Pennsboro (now Pennsboro United Methodist Church) where she was a Sunday School Teacher.

Surviving is her daughter-in-law, Anna Jean Brookover of Pennsboro; three grandchildren, Stephen Brookover of Pennsboro, Robin Carpenter (Ed) of Pennsboro and Samuel Brookover of Middlebourne; six great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two step-great great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Merritt W. Brookover; son, Ronald Lee Brookover; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the McCullough Funeral Home, Pennsboro, with Pastor Kelly Martin officiating. Interment will follow at the Ellenboro Masonic Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today.

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