William J. Brooks

The Herald Tribune
Cartersville, Georgia
July 1, 1971
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William J. Brooks, of Route 2, Cartersville, died early Friday morning following a brief illness.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Emmagene Howell Brooks; five daughters, Miss Marian Brooks, Mrs. Shirley Worley, Mrs. Evelyn Dodge, Mrs. Doris Thacker and Mrs. Billy Jo Smith, all of Cartersville; eight grandchildren; five brothers, Jim, Burl, Virgil and Melvin Brooks, all of Dalton; and Earnest Brooks, Detroit, Michigan; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Center Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Howell officiating.   Interment was in the old Macedonia cemetery.

Pallbearers included Larry Brooks, Harley Brooks, Roscoe Brooks, Randolph Howell, Dennie Mac Shinall, David Howell.

Mr. Brooks was a veteran of World War II and was a Baptist.   He was 64.

Owen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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