BEECH ISLAND, S.C. - Entered into rest on Friday, December 28, 2007, Mr. Jimmie S. Brooks, 71, of Beech Island, S.C.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Thomas, Max, John Willie and Earl Brooks and two sisters, Dera Davis and Jean Laney.
Surviving are three sons, Richard "Ricky" Brooks (Danelle), James "Mike" Brooks, William "Shorty" Brooks (Theresa), all of Beech Island, S.C.; a brother, John Brooks (Margaret), Thomson; three sisters, Sara Morrison (Billy ), Lincolnton, Julia Connor (Ned), Dearing, and Wanda Stokes, Warrenville, S.C., a sister-in-law, Kathleen Brooks Smith (Al), Augusta, special friend, Julia Dudley, Warrenville, S.C.; four grandchildren: Jimmy Brooks, Springtown, Texas, Susan Adams, Aiken, David Wise, Beech Island, S.C. and Jennifer Wise, Beech Island, S.C. and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Brooks was born in Stapleton to the late John Alvin and Nellie Elizabeth Norris Brooks. He was the retired owner and operator of Brooks Paint and Body for 20 years. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and a Baptist.
Funeral services were Monday at 2 p.m. in the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. D. L. "Sonny" Peevy officiating. Interment will follow in Pineview Memorial Gardens, North Augusta. Pallbearers were Mr. Brooks' nephews. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Old Timers Breakfast Club at Hardees in Clearwater, S.C.
Hatcher Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.