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“I greatly enjoyed the time I got the privilege to work with Donna! I am sure I made her life hard at times but not filling something out correctly...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Scott White - Riverview, FL

“Our friendship with Danny and Donna is very special to us. We have fond memories of your visits to the Florida Keys and fishing. Donna was an...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Terry & Scarlet Bitting - Marthon, FL

“Danny and Morgan our prayers are with you at the most difficult time. RIP Donna ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy Hayden - Brooksville, FL

“Donna was always ready for anything and everything, her smile made you feel welcome and her dedication to the youth of this community and her family...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Susan Rupe - Brooksville, FL

“Susan ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Rupe - Brooksville, FL

“Donna was an Amazing lady who touched my life. She will be missed dearly. She was so talented. She was a blessing to everyone around her. My thoughts...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Angie Bitting - Wiota, IA

“My heart goes out to the family. She will be missed dearly,we will have another angel in the sky! So sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 24 | Posted by: Susan Durst - Brooksville, FL

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: The Brewer Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services - FL

“Praying for peace and comfort for family and friends ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Tina Devers - Waynesville, OH

“RIP DONNA ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Donna Dausch - Brooksville, FL

“Donna, you will be missed dearly. All those times we spent at Dixie and it never failed that you put me on the grievance commitee. Thank goodness,...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Margaret Graham - New Port Richey, FL

“Our heart goes out to all of family and friends. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Dana Reuter - Friend

“Alice and family,My heart hurts for you. I pray you will find comfort in knowing she is no longer in pain. God be with you as you share memories...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Linda Schneider - Brooksville, FL

“Oh, Donna. What a legacy you leave behind. Every person you came in contact with was better for having met you. You radiate kindness, positivity, and...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Kaleigh Stovall - Decatur, AL

“Deepest sympathy for your loss. Donna will be remembered lovingly by those who knew her. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Joan Smith - Brooksville, FL

“You sure will be missed my friend.rest in peace and fly high with the angles. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Teresa Mott - Brooksville, FL

“To Alice and family my prayers for you all ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Jo Etta Palmer - Brooksville, FL

“Alice and family, I am so sorry to read this news about your daughter Donna. I am praying that you and your family find peace in your hearts through...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Vicki Eng - Brooksville, FL

“I wish I knew what to say right now except my heart and prayers are with you all. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Terri Carter - Brooksville, FL

“Terri ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Carter - Brooksville, FL

“Talk it up in heaven honey! ❤ We will always love and miss you. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Michelle Toland - Brooksville, FL

“Rest in Peace Donna... Your battle is over and I know Jesus met you at the gate and welcomed you into his arms. No more suffering and no more pain....Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Kendra Sittig - Brooksville, FL

“Danny, Morgan, grandbabies and Mrs. Black our prayers are with you all. Donna was an amazing person and will be missed by so many. Cherish your...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Jimmy and Sheila Roush - FL

“I'm so sorry for your loss, I pray God be with each of you and no she is in Heaven and having a wonderful time. ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Mary A. Hypes - Brooksville, FL


Donna Jean (Black) Brooks, 55 a life-long resident of Brooksville, Florida passed away peacefully on August 4, 2018. She is the daughter of Robert and Alice (Verner) Black. Donna is a 1981 Hernando High School Graduate. She is Methodist by faith and attended Spring Lake Methodist Church where she and her husband also exchanged wedding vows on March 24, 1984. Donna was inducted into the Florida Dixie Softball Hall of Fame in 2018. She worked for Southwest Florida Water Management District for 22 years and Retired from the Hernando County School Board in 2018. She loved shopping for family, friends, her business, and herself. Donna had a love for organizing special events and fundraisers for anyone in need. For many who knew Donna; she was known for her "Donnaisms": "It's all good, if it ain't it will be", and "Put your big girl panties on and deal with it"
She is predeceased by her father, Robert Black; children, Baby Boy Brooks, and Baby Girl Brooks.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Danny Ray Brooks of Brooksville; daughter, Morgan Lee Brooks of Brooksville; granddaughter, McKenzie Woodside; grandson, Easton Woodside both of Brooksville; mother, Alice (Verner) Black of Brooksville; sister, Mitzie (Black) Simmons and her husband, Jesse of Atlanta; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Faye Brooks of Brooksville; sister-in-law, Deanna (Brooks) Naugler and her husband, Robert of Brooksville; sister-in-law, Kim Brooks; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles; loving family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, Donna's request is for donations to be made to HPH Hospice, or Dixie Softball Inc. Scholarship Fund.