Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 24, 2012 11:41 am EDT


FREDERICKTOWN — Monna L. Brokaw, 83, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at her home.

Monna was born July 4, 1928, in Perrysville, to Carl and Rhea (McCready) Darling. She graduated from Fredericktown High School, and had spent her lifetime in the Richland and Knox County areas. Monna was a homemaker and wonderful mother to nine children. She loved bluebirds and hummingbirds. She was a former member of the Owl Creek Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School Superintendent for a number of years. Currently she was a member of the Owl Creek Church of the Brethren at Ankenytown.

Surviving are her sons, Barry Brokaw and Perry Brokaw, both of Mount Vernon, Tim Brokaw of Fredericktown, Kelly Brokaw of Johnsville and Barney Brokaw of Arizona; daughters, Tammy Hubb and Gloria Flynn, both of Fredericktown, Darla Carpenter and Sylvia Collins, both of North Carolina; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren. Besides her parents, Monna was preceded in death by her husband, Rex C. Brokaw; brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Ruth Darling.

Funeral service will be Saturday at noon at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 E. College St., Fredericktown, with the Rev. Charles Barnhill officiating. Burial will follow at Quaker Cemetery near Fredericktown. Friends may call at the funeral home two hours before the funeral service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Owl Creek Baptist Church, 4044 Owl Creek Church Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or the Owl Creek Church of the Brethren, c/o Rev. Charles Barnhill, 12640 Hilltop Drive, Fredericktown, OH 43019.

Private online condolence may be expressed to the family at

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Monna L. Brokaw.

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