Gertrude Brooks
Gertrude Brooks
Gertrude Brooks

Obituary of Gertrude Johnson Brooks

Dr. Gertrude Johnson Brooks was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 12, 1935 to the late Clarence and Florence Johnson. She later moved to Charlotte Court House, VA with her family where she received her elementary education. To her family she was affectionately known as “Gertie” or “Aunt Gertie”. She received her high school education in Maryland. Gertrude was an Educator and Principal with Baltimore City Schools. She received several degrees from Morgan State University, John Hopkins University, and obtained her Doctorate from the University of Maryland. She received her early religious training with the Fulton Baptist Church, Baltimore, Maryland, always putting Christ first in her life. Gertrude was married to the late Elmer Brooks. She was a great cook and a wonderful seamstress, making beautiful clothes, dolls and quilts. She enjoyed getting together with family to eat crabs and host family at her house. Her favorite show was the “Good Wife”. Gertrude was a wonderful and beautiful person and we will truly miss her. She departed this life on Saturday, August 21, 2021 surrounded by her loving family at Sunrise Senior Living, Pikesville, MD. Gertrude leaves to cherish her memory: her son, Michael Brooks, Sr.; her sister, Rosalee Scott; her brother, Charles Johnson (Norma); her daughter-in-law Regina Brooks. Two grandchildren Angela Monroe (Rashaan) and Michael Brooks, Jr. (Chelsea), four great grandchildren Kaden Murray-dye, Austin Monroe, Bryce and Brooklyn Brooks, several aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, all who admired her. She was proceeded in death by her siblings Elaine Hubbard, Ethel Leola Boyd, Emma Johnson Dunaway, Laura Claiborne, brothers Clarence Johnson and Purnell Johnson.
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Friday
27
August

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, August 27, 2021
Loudon Park Funeral Home
3620 Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
(410) 644-1900
Friday
27
August

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, August 27, 2021
Loudon Park Funeral Home
3620 Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
(410) 644-1900
Saturday
28
August

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Loudon Park Funeral Home
3620 Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
(410) 644-1900
Saturday
28
August

Funeral Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Loudon Park Funeral Home
3620 Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
(410) 644-1900
Saturday
28
August

Graveside

1:00 pm
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Loudon Park Cemetery
3620 Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
410-644-1900
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