|Birth: ||May 27, 1826|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 1909|
MR. JAMES M. BROOKS
Mr. James Milton Brooks died at his home on South River in the Stuart's Draft neighborhood Sunday morning about 3' o'clock, aged 82 years, 9 months and 20 days. He is survived by 5 sons and two daughters, his wife, who was Miss Catherine Shields, having preceded him to the grave by several years. The sons are: Thomas S. of Appomattox county, John H. of Seattle, Wash., William of Omaha, Neb., Ashby of Rockbridge, and Chas M. of the old homestead, this county. The daughters are: Mrs. W. A. Hodge, and Mrs. C. M. Paul, both of Tinkling Spring congregation. The funeral took place Monday afternoon at Bethel church, of which the deceased was a consistent member, Rev. C. L. Altfather, the pastor, conducting the services. The large family connection was well represented in the attendance as well as the neighbors and friends of the family.
The following gentlemen acted as pall-bearers, active -- Messrs. P. V. Coffey, G. M. Thacker, J. C. Armentrout, M. T. Pilson, Geo. A. Shields and R. F. Wallace.
Honorary -- Messrs. W. W. King, J. N. McFarland and Harry and Charlie Hodge, the two last being grandsons of the deceased.
Staunton Spectator and Vindicator - Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia - March 12, 1909 - Friday.
William Brooks (1789 - 1857)
Elvira A. Dold Brooks (1804 - 1890)
Catherine Jane Shields Brooks (1831 - 1899)*
Thomas Shields Brooks (1857 - 1922)*
John Howard Brooks (1858 - 1940)*
William Shelton Brooks (1860 - 1934)*
James Ashby Brooks (1862 - 1939)*
Sallie Catherine Brooks Hodge (1865 - 1961)*
Bettie Dold Brooks Paul (1872 - 1958)*
Charles Milton Brooks (1874 - 1940)*
Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery
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