We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Steed-Todd Funeral Home
Ramona Ellen Brooks/ Brija, 71, of Clovis, New Mexico passed away on August 25th, 2022, in Farwell, Texas.
Funeral services will be held in Clovis, New Mexico at 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 31st at Living Stones Nazarene Church with Pastor Dale Wesley officiating. Burial will follow at Lawn Haven Cemetery. Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.
Ramona was born in Clovis, New Mexico to Raymond and Margaret Purcell on June 17th, 1951. She attended schools in both San Jon and Clovis, New Mexico. Ramona married Oscar Brooks on December 14,1969 in Clovis. Ramona and Oscar went on to have three children - Jeff, Jennifer, and TJ. She loved spending time with her ten grandchildren. After Oscar’s untimely passing, she married Danny Brija on October 30, 2014. They met by chance doing what they both enjoy – dancing – and the rest was history. Danny was Ramona’s loving caretaker until her very last breath.
Ramona worked many years and recently retired with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helping our local farmers and ranchers. Ramona loved to crochet and blessed so many family members and friends with beautiful afghans over the years.
Ramona is preceded in death by her first husband Oscar Brooks, and her parents Raymond and Margaret Purcell.
Ramona is survived by husband Danny Brija, children Jeff and Stacy Brooks, Jennifer Gutierrez, TJ and Kirsten Brooks, sister Beverly Johnson, and grandchildren Kylee, Kabel, Julia, Kannon, Lauren, Jaron, Hannah, Levi, Nora, and Owen.
The family wishes to extend our sincerest thanks Dr. Macapinlac of Clovis, Dr. Yalamanchili, Dr. Tarafdar, and nursing staff of Covenant Lubbock, and the nurses and staff of Farwell Care and Rehabilitation Center.