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James Alva Brooks

Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA
Death 7 Mar 1939 (aged 27)
Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 100099496 · View Source
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James Alva Brooks, age 27, died Tuesday at the Rea Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at Union Chapel Church. Interment was in the Irish Cemetery. He was born Janurary 30, 1912 being 27 years, 1 month and 5 days old. He professed faith in Christ at an early age and joined the M. E. Church, South at Union Chapel.
He was united in marriage to Clevie Robertson and to this union were born three children;Jim was the son of the late D. C. and Lizzie Brooks.
Mr. Brooks met his death due to an accident which occured Friday morning just before noon. While at work in the Thompson barn just in back of W. K. Bailey's Store, New Tazewell, he suffered a head injury when a horse kicked a rail causing it to stike him in the head. He was found unconscious in the stall near the horse. He was immediately taken to Rea Hospital, where it was found that his skull was fractured.
Dr. Troy Bagwell of Knoxville performed an operation. The operation could not save his life however, as he died without regaining unconsciousness.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100099496
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Alva Brooks (30 Jan 1912–7 Mar 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100099496, citing Irish Cemetery, Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Pooh Bear (contributor 46964704) .