OBITUARY

Archie Brooks

August 18, 1952May 30, 2014

BROOKS, ARCHIE JONATHAN, age 61 of Corryton, went to sleep May 29th and awoke May 30th in Heaven. Archie strived to pattern his life like his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was a charter member and deacon of God Saving Grace Missionary Baptist Church. He touched many lives as a youth softball and basketball coach. Archie never met a stranger and always shared his faith with everyone. He is preceded in death by daughter, Rachel; Parents, Archie F and Mossie Brooks. He is survived by wife of 40 years, Myra Johnson Brooks; sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Kristy Brooks, Matthew and Shautia Brooks; daughter and son-in-law, Rebekah and Anthony Allen; grandchildren, whom he dearly loved, Alexis, Jordan, Haley, Chyanne, Tyler, Ashlynn, Isaiah, Taylor, Braylon, Whitley, and Landon; sister, Sherry Fell; sister and brother-in-law, Violet and Donald Arnwine; niece, Stephanie Abbott; nephew, Samuel Wolf; special aunts-in-law, Pauline Chamberlain and Rosamae Johnson; and many friends. Pallbearers will be, J.T. Byrge, Shaun Ray, James Courrier, Steve Helm, Samuel Wolf, Donald Arnwine, Jason Morgan, and Darell Finley. The family will receive friends, Monday, June 2, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. A funeral service will be held at God Saving Grace Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 2:00pm. Family and friends will follow in procession to Clapps Chapel Cemetery, immediately after the service. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, June 2, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 3, 2014
REMEMBERING

Archie Brooks

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Tandy Warwick

June 7, 2014

So sad to learn of Archie's passing. We were classmates at Gibbs High School, and he was always very kind and fun to be around. The family is in my thoughts and prayers, and may God Bless and Comfort each of you during this sad and difficult time.

June 4, 2014

MYRA,Sorry for you're loss will keep you in our thoughts and prayers Mike and Kathy Patty

SCOTT & BRENDA LASLEY

June 3, 2014

JOHNNY WS A GREAT MAN OF GOD....THE MANY LIVES HE TOUCHED THROUGH HIS FAITH IN THE LORD AS WELL AS THE MANY KIDS HE COACHED...OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU MYRA AND THE FAMILY..TO BE ABSENT IN THE BODY IS TO BE PRESENT WITH THE LORD..SCOTT & BRENDA LASLEY

Allan Matthews

June 2, 2014

Sorry for your loss. Archie was a good person and a great Christian. He will be missed here on earth, but rejoiced in Heaven.

June 2, 2014

We will keep Archie in our prayers. He worked hard for his church and ball teams. We need more like him. Joe and Becky Longmire

June 2, 2014

We will keep Archie in our prayers. He was indeed a worker for Christ and his community. Joe and Becky Longmire

Joyce Harrell

June 2, 2014

Myra:
So sorry to hear about Archie. You and the family will be in my prayers.

Teresa Norman

June 2, 2014

I'm sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your family in your time of need.

MaryNell Powell

June 2, 2014

Johnny you are a very caring God-fearing man. Your life here on earth is your testimony of God's grace and blessings. Even though your address has changed we will all miss you until we see you again.

Terri Johnson

June 2, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.