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Sophonia Brooks

July 24, 1959 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 62)

Obituary

 

SOPHONIA DIANE BROOKS, ANSWERED THE CALL OF HER HEAVENLY FATHER ON DECEMBER 06, 2021 IN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE WITH HER SON CHARLES GILLIAM (KNOT).
 
SOPHIE WAS BORN IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, TO ROBERT FRANCE AND QUEEN FRANCE AND WAS THE YOUNGEST OF SIX CHILDREN.
 
SOPHIE ATTENDED UNION HIGH SCHOOL. SHE ACCEPTED CHRIST AT AN EARLY AGE. THROUGH  MS. BROOKS JOURNEY OF LIFE, SOPHIE WAS A MEMBER OF NATIONS SAINT JUDE ( ROSETTA JOHNSON). SOPHIE BECAME A MEMBER OF ST. MARY'S TEMPLE OF PEACE IN 1972( JESSIE WHITE ) AND JOINED THE CHOIR. SOPHIE LOVED SINGING ANY AND EVERY WHERE. THAT WAS HER CALLING FOR SURE. SOPHIE SANG WITH VARIOUS GROUPS SUCH AS: GOSPEL TONES, SUPREME WONDERS AND SPIRITUAL REFLECTIONS. SOPHIE ALSO SANG WITH THE FRNCE FAMILY ON SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP ON WOOD T.V. IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN. DURING THE JOURNEY, SOPHONIA GOT MARRIED TO JESSIE BROOKS, THEY WERE MARRIED 10 YEARS BEFORE HE ANSWERD THE CALL OF GOD. SOPHIE LATER MOVED TO INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
 
SHE LATER JOINED UNIVERSAL WORLD WIDE MINISTRIES UNDER ( WILLIAM MELVIN PAYNE). WHOM SHE LOVED SO MUCH(DADDY). SHE ALSO SANG IN THEIR CHOIR.
 
SOPHONIA DIANE BROOKS (SOPHIE ) WAS PRECEDED  IN DEATH BY HER FATHER: ROBERT FRANCE, MOTHER: QUEEN FRANCE, HUSBAND: JESSIE BROOKS, SON: RENARD GILLIAM and SISTER: ROBERTA MILLER.
 

SOPHONIA LEAVES BEHIND TO CHERISH HER MEMORIES: CHARLES GILLIAM 9(SON), TWO GRANDDAUGHTERS: ASHLEY AND ALLIYAH GILLIAM OF GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN; TWO SISTERS: BOBRA DELVERIDGE OF TENNESSEE  and DORA LOCKET OF ARIZONA; TWO BROTHERS: EMMAMUEL FRANCE(CATHY) AND JEREMIAH FRANCE OF GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, GODSON: JAYLAN, GODDAUGHTER: KIVIA, A HOST OF NEICES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS AND LOTS OF FREINDS WHO SHE LOVED DEARLY, SHARON WALKER (AUNT SHASHA, JOHN BLEND, CADILLAC AND MARY PAUGH.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Universal Ministries World Wide
1927 East 32nd street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

7:00 PM
Universal Ministries World Wide
1927 East 32nd street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Video is available for this event


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