Family-Placed Death Notice
BROOKS, Hubert HUBERT E. BROOKS Mr. Hubert E. Brooks age 81 of Smyrna, passed away Wednesday, April 10th. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 12th at Collins Memorial United Methodist Church in Atlanta with Revs' Randy Walworth and Emory Brackman officiating. Interment will be at Crest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Brooks attended West Fulton High School where he played football and attended Georgia State University in Atlanta. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran. He was employed by Wallace Oil for 48 years before retiring and was a member of Collins Memorial United Methodist Church where he served on the Board of Trustees, sang in the church choir and was active with the Food Bank. Mr. Brooks favorite pastime was playing golf with his regular foursome in Atlanta and his Kingwood golfing buddies. His favorite place was his cabin on Lake Burton where he shared many good times with friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents and 13 siblings. Surviving are: Wife of 62 years - Jean Harrington Brooks of Smyrna, Son - Hubert Edward Brooks, Jr. (Patty) of St. Augustine, FL, 2 Daughters - Kathy Shelley of Smyrna, Jodi Overstreet (Rick) of Acworth, 6 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild. Those who wish may make contributions to Collins Memorial United Methodist Church, 2220 Bolton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30318. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday, April 11th at Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna (770)435-4467.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2013