Elizabeth Westbrook Brockman

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Elizabeth Dearing Westbrook Brockman, 96, died Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born October 23, 1922, at Parkin, Arkansas, a daughter of the late John T. and Kathrina Moore Dearing. When she was three years old, she moved with the family to Pine Bluff where she received her early education, graduating from Pine Bluff High School in 1940. She attended Ouachita Baptist College in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. In 1946 she married Howell Falconer Westbrook. He died in 1974. She married E. W. Brockman, Jr., in 1976. She had worked as secretary to the principals at Watson Chapel High School and White Hall High School. After her marriage to E.W. Brockman, she worked in the office of Brockman, Norton & Taylor. A member of First Presbyterian Church, she had taught Sunday School and been in the choir. She moved to Hot Springs in 2013. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her first husband, Howell Falconer "Sonny" Westbrook; her second husband, E.W. Brockman Jr.; brother, John T. Dearing, Jr.; and sister, Lyda Sue Dearing Culbreath. Survivors include a son, Howell Dearing Westbrook (Betty) of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two daughters, Elizabeth "Betsy" Westbrook Burrow of White Hall, Arkansas and Ann Westbrook Raines (Robert) of Hot Springs, Arkansas; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren The family will receive guests from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Ralph Robinson and Son in Pine Bluff Friday, July 26, 2019, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Robinson's. The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to the donor's favorite charity. Online register:

Published July 25, 2019

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