Alberta “Diann” Bocardo, nee Brooks, of Cuba, Missouri passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 in St. Louis at the age of 72 years, 10 months and 4 days. Diann was born February 6, 1947 in St. Clair, Missouri to Edward and Ellie Head Brooks.
Diann was employed as a bookkeeper at Gambles and later at Brown Shoe several years ago. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, sewing and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Ellie Brooks; one daughter, Debbie Laws-Jones; one grandson, Chad Bocardo; three brothers, Johnny, Kelly and Thomas Brooks; and one sister, Betty Pyatt.
Diann is survived by her two daughters, Lisa Schoen of St. Louis, MO and Michele (Scott) Messex of Cuba, MO; four brothers, Ronnie (Debbie) Brooks of Cherryville, MO, Bobby (Leona) Brooks of Salem, MO, Larry (Tammy) Brooks of Steelville, MO and Barry (Angie) Brooks of Viburnum, MO; one sister, Jessie Ziegler of St. Clair, MO; sister-in-law, Darla Brooks of Kennett, MO; and one brother-in-law, Ronald Pyatt of Davisville, MO; fifteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; other relatives; and friends.
The Family received friends from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO with Rev. Bob Coleman officiating. Special music of "Go Rest High" was sung by Bob and Carol Coleman. Other music of "When You say nothing at All" was also played.
The Family chose cremation as the final disposition.
The Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home.
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