|Birth: ||Nov. 12, 1920|
|Death: ||May 22, 2004|
Thomas O. Brooks
T. O. Brooks
HOUSTON - Thomas O'Neal Brooks, 83, died Saturday, April 22, 2004, at the Pioneer Community Hospital in Aberdeen. He was born Nov. 12, 1920, in Itawamba County to the late Dewey Brooks and Kate Lowden Brooks. He was the former owner of Bill and Toms Cleaners in Okolona and was retired from Bankers Life and Casualty Insurance Company. He loved to fish and work in his shop. He was a Mason and a member and elder of the Houlka Presbyterian Church.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Buena Vista Methodist Church with Bro. Frank Millender and Bro. Bill Adams officiating. Burial will be in the Dorsey Memorial Cemetery. Houston Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda Parchman Brooks of Houston; one brother, Bobby Brooks of Houston; one sister, Carolyn Brooks of Jackson, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Tanya Hopper, Heather Brooks, Sabrina Orr and Jay Johnson; seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Diana Johnson; two sisters, Sarah Thrasher and Peggy Byington; and two brothers, James and Buddy Brooks.
Pallbearers will be his nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Edward Gore, Rev. Joe Hause, Ebb Loden, Johnny Sheffield, Joe Sheffield, Neal Colbert, Sam Pullium, Charles, Criddle, Sonny Scott, Hubert Guin, Chip Gann, Robert Garner and Jim Nelson.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Dewey Sampson Brooks (1898 - 1986)
Kate Lou Loden Brooks (1901 - 1986)
Lynn Sheffield Brooks (1923 - 1981)
Thomas Oneil Brooks (1920 - 2004)
Travis Fred Brooks (1923 - 1987)*
Sarah Nell Brooks Thrasher (1924 - 1999)*
James Hildon Brooks (1927 - 2001)*
Peggy J. Byington (1936 - 1996)*
Dorsey Memorial Cemetery
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