Of Manchester, MI, age 67, died peacefully Monday, July 5, 2021 at the Arbor Hospice Facility in Saline with her family at her side. She was born May 8, 1954 in Stockbridge, the daughter of Robert & Catherine (Rockwell) Brooks.
Edie graduated from Stockbridge high school in 1972. She was a longtime employee at Polly's Country Market in Chelsea. Edie founded the Manchester Soccer Association in 2002. She enjoyed traveling, working in her flower garden, watching the birds and wildlife in her backyard, crafting wall hangings and center pieces, decorating her house for all the holidays, and attending family reunions. Edie was a devoted mother to her son, Keith.
On Sept. 5, 1992, she married Kirk Myers at the First United Methodist Church in Chelsea, and he survives. Other survivors include a son Keith Myers; her brother, John Brooks; five sisters, Dorothy (Hilbert) Proctor, Bonnie Connor, Joann (Roger) Storey, Shirley (Harry) Householder, Marlene (Mike) LuKenick; her mother-in-law, Maryann Myers; two brothers-in-law, Eric (Nanette) Myers, Brad Myers; and many nieces and nephews. Edie was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Philip Brooks, a sister-in-law, Mary Brooks, and father-in-law, Clyde Myers.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 9, 2:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Chelsea, with Rev. Joy Barrett officiating. Masks are required at the funeral. Burial will follow at Oak Grove East Cemetery in Chelsea. The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 pm, and at the church Friday from 1-2 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park St. Chelsea, MI 48118.
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