Elise Mae Jacks


    Elise Mae Jacks (nee Asher) of Steelville, Missouri was born on Friday, February 25, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri to Jesse and Josephine (English) Asher and passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 30 days.


    Elise was raised in St. Louis, Missouri and attended school there. She accepted the Lord early in life and had previously attended Gateway Baptist Church.
    She and her family moved to Steelville, Missouri in 1999. Elise was a homemaker. She enjoyed housekeeping and watching television.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Josephine Asher; brother, George Asher; and son, Donald “Wayne” Brooks.
    She is survived by her children, Dorothy “Dottie” Thomas of Cuba, Missouri, George (Christine) Brooks and Cindy Kehr, all of St. Louis, Missouri; grandchildren, Trisha (David) Damo, Tony Murphy, Michelle (companion Chris) Kehr and Barbra (companion Toby) Arnold, all of Steelville, Missouri, Jason Conwaski of Cuba, Missouri, Linda Fannon of Rolla, Missouri, Christopher Kehr of Jefferson City, Missouri, George Brooks Jr., Holly (Darick) O’Brian, Lillian Flieger, Edward “EJ” Brooks, Sirria Brooks and Tonie Brooks, all of Illinois; 26 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was from 5-6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 28, 2020 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral service was at 6:30 Monday, September 28, 2020 with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating.
    The family chose cremation as her final disposition.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.