Emergene Howell Brooks

Daily Tribune News
Cartersville, Georgia

January 10, 1997

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Emergene Howell Brooks, 89, of 5580 Highway 20, SE, Cartersville, died Thursday, January 09, 1997.

She was born July 02, 1907 in Bartow County, a daughter of the late William Martin and Eva Howell, was a member of the Center Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Preceded in death by her husband, William Joseph Brooks, she is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Billie and L.C. Smith, Doris and Lamar Thacker, Shirley Worley, Marion and Lewis Tidwell, all of Cartersville; a son and daughter-in-law, William Martin and Hazel Brooks; a son-in-law, Jack Dempsey, all of Kingston; a sister, Myrtle Abernathy, two brothers, Herman and Harold Howell, all of Cartersville, 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Evelyn Dempsey; grandson, Mark Hobbs, son-in-law, Claude Avery Worley, Jr.; two sisters, Gertrude Shinall and Armeretta Shinall and three brothers, Hubert, Howard and Hoyt Howell.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 11 from the chapel of the Owen Funeral Home with the Rev. Sammy Adams officiating.  Interment will follow in the Old Macedonia Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons: Lewis Smith, Ken Smith, Greg Thacker, Mitch Worley, Chris Tidwell and Tom Davis.

[NOTES: Emergene’s parents were William Martin Howell and Eva Knight.]


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