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Lenes Brookins

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Lenes Brookins Obituary
Brookins, Lenes
1930 - 2017
Lenes Brookins was born in Marshallville, Ga. on November 9, 1930 to the late Frederick and Fannie Mae Hollinshead Brookins Daniels. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Lynn Brookins. After being honorably discharged from the Army, he met and married the one and only love of his life Dora Dean Boyd. They were married 64 years. To their union they were blessed with five children, Roger (Susan) Brookins, Jean Brookins, Delores (Kenneth) Randolph, Valeria Davis and Michael (Robin) Brookins. Lenes worked at Westinghouse in his early years. After that he worked for and retired from the Columbus City Schools System. He later worked for Aetna Services. Lenes accepted Christ early in life. He joined Bethel A.M.E. Church and was a faithful member for over 35 years. On Friday, November 10, 2017 the Lord opened his arms and welcomed him home. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, Dora; his five children and their spouses; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends to carry on his loving memory. Homegoing service 11 am Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Bethel A.M.E. Church, 2021 Cleveland Ave., where the family will receive friends 10 am until the start of services. Interment in Green Lawn Cemetery. To Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 16, 2017
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