Tahlequah Daily Press


July 8, 2013

Leta Brooks Connor

TAHLEQUAH — Funeral services for Brooks Connor, 66, of Tahlequah will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 8, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Debora Jennings of St. Basil’s Episcopal Church officiating.

A private interment at Tahlequah City Cemetery will follow the service. Online condolences may be made at tahlequahfuneral.com.

Brooks was born Oct. 8, 1946, in Oklahoma City, the daughter of William and Leta D. (Holtzendorff) Perryman. She has been a resident of Cherokee County since the age of 3 and is a 1964 graduate of Tahlequah High School.

Brooks Attended Northeastern State University, where she earned her master’s degree in speech pathology.

She taught for a short time at Sequoyah High School before embarking on a career in real estate. One of the founding brokers of Wyly-Connor Real Estate, she retired following three plus decades of service.

Brooks was active at St. Basil’s Episcopal Church, directing the Sunday School and youth programs for many years. She was a volunteer with many organizations.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to one of the many organizations she was passionate about and volunteered with, including St. Basil’s Episcopal Church, Help-In-Crisis, Feed My Sheep, or the Tahlequah Food Pantry.

Sadly, Brooks passed from us July 2, 2013, in Tahlequah.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leta and William.

She is survived by her husband, Maynard Wesley Connor; her children, Maryde Bedenbaugh and her husband, Bill, of Norman, Bo Connor and his wife, Lindsey, of Tulsa, and Crosby Connor of Tahlequah; grandchildren Will and Lacy Bedenbaugh, and Littie and Kylie Connor; her brother, Dr. William Perryman and his wife Pam; several nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives, friends, and loved ones.

Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, (918) 458-5055.

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