Kingsport Times-News: Charles E (Gene) Brooks Sr.

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Charles E (Gene) Brooks Sr.

• Nov 8, 2018 at 4:16 PM

Charles E (Gene) Brooks Sr. passed away October 27, 2018 at North Bay Hospital in Fairfield, CA.

He was born in Church Hill, TN to the late Jessee and Mattie Brooks. He was preceded in death by his son, Charles Brooks Jr.; daughter, Barbara Brooks; and brothers, Jimmy Brooks and Robert Brooks. He is survived by his wife, Ilean; his son, Mike Brooks (wife Mirella); and his daughter, Becky Brooks. He also leaves behind 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; brothers, J.D. Brooks, Don Brooks and Garland Brooks (wife Shirley).

He graduated from Church Hill High School in 1951. He served 21 years in the U.S. Air Force.

There will be a Celebration of Life November 11, 2018 at Ross Camp Ground United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions can be made to Ross Camp Ground Cemetery, c/o Tina Henderson, 312 Amis Chapel Road, Surgoinsville, TN 37873 or Janie Kincheloe, 207 Ivy Lane, Gray, TN 37615

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