Charlotte Lorraine Brooks, Daughter of the late Samuel E. Brooks, Sr. and Ruby Lee Brooks was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 10, 948. Charlotte received her wings and took flight on March 14, 2022.
Charlotte was educated in the Philadelphia school system and later attended Wilford Academy of Cosmetology. Charlotte was employed by ABM which merged to Center City District 30+ years.
Charlotte accepted Jesus Christ as her savior at an early age while attending Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church.
Later in Life Charlotte met and married John Odoms.
"Doll Baby" as she was affectionately called by family and friends was a no nonsense, free, kind,, do anything for you, which include telling you off when you're wrong whether you liked it or not, then give you advice with love.
Charlotte's home was the place to go for fun, laughter, music, dancing and delicious food to eat, for she loved to cook. Children were always fed first in her home.
Christmas was favorite holiday. She would decorate her home like nothing you've seen in a magazine. It was all about the children. Charlotte joins her twin Charles L. Brooks, Daughter Rosheena L. Brooks, Daughter in Christ Regina B. Short, grandson Maurice A. Sharpe who preceded her in death,
Charlotte joins four siblings Judy M. Brooks, Idell Shannon, Edward Brooks, Sr. Samuel A. Brooks who preceded her in death.
Charlotte leaves to cherish her precious memories, three sons, John A Brooks, Jamal Odoms, son in Christ Shannon Murrell. One special daughter Alica K. Brooks, two sisters, Darlene V. Suggs, Viola L. Brooks, two brothers Ronald E. Brooks, Fredrick J. Brooks. Host of grandchildren, greatgrands, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
Friday, April 1, 2022
1:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)
Rolling Green Memorial Park