In Loving

Susan Whitehorne Brooks

December 9, 1954 – April 26, 2021

Susan Whitehorne Brooks, 66, of Henrico, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 after a long illness with cancer. She was preceded in death by her mother, Emma Carol Whitehorne; and brother, Stuart Grady Whitehorne. Family left to cherish her memory include her husband, Keith Brooks; children, Robin Fischl and husband, Matt, Scott Brooks and wife, Leanna, and Kristi Roper and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Haleigh, Colton, Evan, Emma Kate, Atticus, and Abigail; father, Henry Grady Whitehorne, Jr. and wife, Rosemary; sister, Gail Norman, and nephew, Devin Norman.

Susan graduated from John Randolph Tucker High School. She loved knitting and enjoyed her grandchildren; they were everything to her. She and her husband, Keith, met in 1973 in the breakroom at Vepco, where they worked. It was immediate love for Keith, who proclaimed at the first sight of Susan that he was going to marry her. The next year they were married and this July marks 47 years of their love story.

A graveside service will be held at 12pm on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Westhampton Memorial & Cremation Park, 10000 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238.

Graveside Service


Westhampton Memorial & Cremation Park

10000 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238


Friday, May 7, 2021






  1. Joseph Della Selva April 30, 2021 at 4:21 pm - Reply

    Condolences to you Kristi and your family.

  2. Angela Eisert May 4, 2021 at 11:48 am - Reply

    Susan,, you are a dear first cousin. I send my prayers for you to experience sweet peace. My husband Steven Eisert and I and our family here in Cedar Park, TX send comforting prayers to you Keith . May each member of the family sense special peace. With Love, Angela Virginia Parrish Eisert.

  3. Helen Eisert May 4, 2021 at 1:48 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss and thinking of all your family at this time. Much Love, Helen Eisert (Angela’s daughter)

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