Jean (Reynolds) O’Brien, 78 of Springfield, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2023.

She retired from Chase Bank after many years in the working worlds as a Candy-Striper, hairdresser, store clerk, Human Resources Manager, and Customer Service Representative.Jean was blessed with three sons, Rick Brooks, Mike Brooks, and Shane O’Brien. In recent years she was also given by God’s grace, three grandsons, Truett O’Brien, Michael Brooks, and Ricky Brooks, Jr.

She is survived by her children, Rick Brooks and his wife Stacey, Mike Brooks and Shane O’Brien with his wife Elizabeth, along with grandchildren Truett O’Brien, Michael Brooks, and Ricky Brooks. In addition, she is survived by brother Jack Reynolds, brother Ed Hitchcock, Tina Martin and Janice Bowler.

A private, invitation-only “celebration of life” is currently being planned by the family.

Donations can be made in Jean’s name to the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (

Greenlawn Funeral Home is making the arrangments.