William H. Brooks

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William H. Brooks, 90

William H. Brooks, 90, of Delphi, died Tues.-Aug. 26, 2014 at 12:15pm at his residence. He was born July 10, 1924 in Tazewell, TN, to the late Andy & Dolly Seals Brooks. His marriage was to Mary Blanche Quesenbery in Tazewell, on Aug. 2, 1946, and she survives. He attended school in Tazewell. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, Private 1st Class Company K 394th Infantry Regiment 99th Infantry Division, of WW II, European Theater, was in the Battle of the Bulge, and battles in Ardennes; Rhineland; & Central Europe. He was awarded the following medals & Ribbons: EAME Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Victory Medal World War II, Army of Occupation Medal Germany. He worked at the former Gerber-Globe Valve Corp. of Delphi for 33 years, retiring in 1986, and he share cropped farmed in Tennessee. He was a member of the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Delphi VFW #9383. He enjoyed woodworking, and tinkering with old tube style radios. Surviving: wife-Mary Blanche Brooks of Delphi; son-David & Fran Brooks of Rossville; sisters-Anna Mae Nunn of Tazewell, TN, Sue Pratt of Johnson City, TN; brother-Charles & Johnnie Brooks of Tazewell, TN; 4 grandchildren: Johnny & Carolee Houser, Steve & Tilaria Treece, Brian Brooks, Wade Brooks; 5 great-grandchildren: David & Jake Houser, Mekhila & Taylor Treece, Chase Brooks. Preceded in death by 3 brothers, a daughter Wilma Houser, 1 sister. Services: Friends may call Friday from 4pm until his funeral service at 5pm at Abbott Funeral Home, Delphi. Pastor Bill Fields officiating. Burial at IOOF Memorial Gardens, Pittsburg, with Carroll County Honor Guard preforming military rites. Memorial contributions to the Wounded Warrior Fund. Online condolences: abbottfuneralhome@frontier.com

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2014
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