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Delbert Winton "Sambo" Brooks
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1928
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 2010
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA

Husband of Doris June England
Son of Buford & Toma Brooks

BROOKS, MR. DELBERT SAMBO - 82, of Tazewell, died Saturday October, 23, 2010, in his home. He was born September 21, 1928, to Buford and Toma Brooks in Tazewell. He attended school in Tazewell, and married Doris June England October 14, 1950, four days before he left to serve his country in the Korean War. He returned to Tazewell after two years in the Army, where they had their first child. They then moved to Monroe, Michigan where they resided for three years and had their other three children. He then returned to Tazewell to raise his family and he eventually opened Factory Outlet Pontoons in 1977. In 1986 he went on to become co-owner of Straight Creek Boat Dock. While raising his family in Tazewell, he served as Mayor as well as City Councilman. he was also a member of the Claiborne County Hospital Board for many years. He is survived by his wife; son David Winton Brooks; daughters Diana (Sissy) Harris and Kathy Brooks Dooley; seven grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by is parents; brother Ralph Brooks; sister Marvel Johnson; and son Terry Lynn Brooks. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 Sunday night October 24, 2010 at Coffey Funeral Home in New Tazewell. The funeral will be held Monday October 25, 2010 at 2:00 pm Coffey Funeral Home with burial at Fairview Cemetery. Speakers: Wayne England and Bishop Gregory Thompson. Pall bearers: Scotty Brooks, Jared Hurst, Bradley Brooks, Edward Dooley, Lucas Dooley, and Maynard Brooks. honorary Pallbearers; Butch Leach, Ralph Carter, Gary Cardwell, Howard Beeler, Doug Ison, Harold Frazier, Kenneth Duncan, Frank DeBusk, Harold Adams, Matthew Brooks. Coffey Funeral Home in charge.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on October 24, 2010 
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  Terry Lynn Brooks (1952 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Memorial Cemetery
New Tazewell
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Wayne England
Originally Created by: don sanford
Record added: Oct 24, 2010
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Delbert Winton Sambo Brooks
Added by: Wayne England
Delbert Winton Sambo Brooks
Added by: Wayne England
Delbert Winton Sambo Brooks
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- WE
 Added: Nov. 21, 2010

- don sanford
 Added: Oct. 24, 2010

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