James Hoover Brooks
November 18, 1927 – January 16, 2019
James Hoover Brooks was born November 7, 1928 in Birmingham, Alabama to James Walter Brooks and Martha Lee (Winston) Brooks. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, 2 brothers, 2 daughters and a son. James graduated high school with his GED. In 1965 he entered Bay Ridge Christian College, graduating in 1968 with a BA in Bible. He served in the US Army from 1942-1956. God answered his Mother’s prayer and he never served overseas. He is survived by his wife Elba Fern Brooks of the home; son, Michael Brooks and wife Cynthia of Las Vegas, Nevada; daughters, Martha Ann Brown and husband Halbert also of Las Vegas, Edith F. Brooks of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Jerraldene Mixon and husband Beau of Collinsville, Mississippi and Martha I. Brooks of the home; 14 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and a host nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Chapel of Sunny Lane Funeral Home. Interment will follow with honors at Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin at 2pm.
- Family Members
- Visitation Tuesday, January 22, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, January 23, 2019