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Benjamin Ellis Brooks
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1882
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1969
Wabash County
Indiana, USA


Services for Benjamin E Brooks, 86, retired manager of Brooks Loan Co., and a former Justice Of The Peace, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday in Jones Funeral Home. The Rev. Kenneth Smith will officite.Burial will be in Falls Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mr. Brooks died in Wabash County Hospital Wednesday evening after three weeks of illness.
He was a resident of 147 Pike and a member of First United Methodist Church and the Elks Club.He belonged to the Elks for 50 years
Mr. Brooks was born in Augusta County, Va., Dec. 25, 1882, to Richard G. and Elizabeth (Kennedy) Brooks. He came to Wabash from Virginia in 1903.
He married Cecil Adair in 1912 and she died in 1943.His marriage to Mrs. Mary Frances Burwell occured Oct. 14, 1951,and she survives.
Also surviving are the three children, Mrs. Helen Crenshaw,Wabash, Robert R.,Davenport,IA.,and Mrs. Darell W. Tibbets, Eau Gallie, FL.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Robert Federspiel, Orland, Ca., and Mrs. Clayton Jesiger, Winter Haven, FL.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandhild; eight stepgrandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

Services for Benjamin Brooks took place Saturday afternoon in the Jones Funeral Home with the Rev.Kenneth Smith officating. Mrs. Robert Lake was Organist.
Serving as pallbears were James,harles,John, and Benjamin Brooks, Robert Ferrie and Woodrow Drook. Burial was in Falls Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Richard G. Brooks (1836 - 1884)
  Elizabeth Catherine Kennedy Brooks (1838 - 1925)
  Cecil Adair Brooks (1892 - 1943)
  Mary F Burwell (1901 - 1984)
  Helen Cecelia Brooks Crenshaw (1913 - 2000)*
  Betty I Brooks (1920 - 1921)*
  James O Brooks (1858 - 1939)*
  Ella Virginia Brooks Mahler (1862 - 1945)*
  David Frank Brooks (1866 - 1939)*
  Minnie L Brooks Heatwole (1866 - 1949)*
  Isaac Gordon Brooks (1871 - 1953)*
  Margaret C Brooks Parrett (1874 - 1948)*
  Bettie Ida Brooks (1876 - 1952)*
  Harry Strickler Brooks (1879 - 1957)*
  Charles Ernest Brooks (1879 - ____)*
  Benjamin Ellis Brooks (1882 - 1969)
  Richard Preston Brooks (1885 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Falls Cemetery
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: sec. f, lot 9, sp. 3
Maintained by: Richard L Brooks II
Originally Created by: v f
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38419854
Benjamin Ellis Brooks
Added by: Friends of Falls Cemetery
Benjamin Ellis Brooks
Added by: v f
Benjamin Ellis Brooks
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- Richard L Brooks II
 Added: Oct. 3, 2009

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