Mildred Brooks, 68, of Cadiz, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at the home of her daughter (Richele) Carla Banks in Cleveland Heights, Ohio surrounded by her family. She was born July 17, 1943 in Cadiz, a daughter of the late Edward Henry and Ora Pauline Cooper Banks, Sr.

She was preceded in death in addition to her parents, by four brothers: Phil, John, Peter, and Timmy; and three sisters: Ora Christian, Jeanette “Nettie” Burgins, and Mary “Scooter” Wilkinson and one granddaughter, Mallary Banks.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, March 17 from 12:30 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church, 300 East Market Street, Cadiz with the Rev. Charles Simpson officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery. Arrangements by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio. The memorial guestbook may be signed at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.