Obituary: Brooklyn Emma Jo Root, 6-months, of Ludington.

November 12, 2019

Brooklyn Root

Obituary: Brooklyn Emma Jo Root, 6-months, of Ludington.

Brooklyn Emma Jo Root, 6-months, of Ludington passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Devos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. She is now dancing and singing with the angels in paradise. She was born May 20, 2019 to Vicki M. Jones and Leo E. Root II in Grand Rapids. “Brooky Bru” was a joyful and happy baby. She always had a smile for anyone who came to visit. She loved to be held, rocked, and cuddled.  Brooklyn also enjoyed her bath time and tummy time. She loved kisses, elephants, and butterflies. Brooklyn was loved by all her family and her nursing family will always hold a special place in her mom and dad’s heart, especially nurses Jason, Rachelle, Jane, and Paul.

She will be greatly missed by her parents, Vicki Jones and Leo Root; her big sister, Peyton Marie Renee Root; her maternal grandmother, Lisa Jones; her paternal grandmother, Betty Jo Collins; her Godparents, Angela Whitney and Steve Higgins; her many aunts, uncles, and cousins; her great-grandmother, Betty Collins; and good family friends, Marcy Socher and Lee Patton. 

Brooklyn was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Roy Jeff Jones and Leo Root, many great grandparents, especially Carl Collins, and her Aunt Bobbie Jo Collins.

A visitation will be held Friday, November 15, 2019 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ludington. A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. also at Cornerstone Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions in Brooklyn’s name may be directed to the family to assist with medical expenses.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington,



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