Linda Kay BrooksJuly 8th, 2020
Linda Kay Brooks, age 69 of Tipton, Missouri, passed away Friday morning, July 3, 2020, at her home with family at her side. Linda was born August 1, 1950, to Lowell Dean Stinson and Mary Jo (Albert)(Stinson) Flippin in Cotton, Missouri. Linda spent much of her childhood with her grandparents, Joe and Mary Lee Albert, who lived in Cotton and she loved them dearly. Linda and Eugene Brooks II were united in marriage May 26, 1984. Linda moved with her family in the early 1960's to Tipton, where she has remained until now. She graduated high school in 1968, and attended Cosmetology School immediately after and worked for a year in a salon before opening her own establishment "The Hen's Den". She continued working as a hairdresser until June of 2019, when her illness caused her to retire. Linda was a very social person, belonging to the Red Hats, visiting with neighbors as she worked in her beautiful and immaculate yard, and traveling with her husband Gene. She was full of humor and usually had an amusing comment or story to relate. She loved her family which included her daughter Melissa and her husband Rob as well as her three grandsons. Those preceding Linda K. Brooks in death are her parents; grandparents; her stepfather, Dale Flippin; and her half brother, Travis Dean Stinson who passed away August of 2019. Surviving Linda are her husband, Eugene Brooks II of the home; daughter, Melissa Weis and her husband Rob of California, Missouri; grandsons, Adam, Tanner and his wife Haley, and Caleb Weis all of California, Missouri; brother, Dean Stinson and his wife Pat of Tipton, Missouri; nephews, Kevin Stinson of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Shannon Trivitt of Honolulu, Hawaii. Funeral services for Linda Kay Brooks will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 6, 2020, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home, Tipton, Missouri with burial immediately following at Hickman Cemetery, Clarksburg, Missouri. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 5, 2020, also at the Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Tipton. Memorials for Linda Kay Brooks are suggested to American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be submitted at www.meisenheimerfuneralhome.com.