OBITUARY

Debra J. Brooks

May 4, 1956October 11, 2020
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Debra J. Brooks, age 64, passed away October 11, 2020 at her home near Minor Hill.

She was born May 4, 1956, in Hammond, Indiana, to the late William B. and Sandra Betty Harris Ross. She is also preceded in death by her brother, Joe Ross.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Johnny Brooks of Minor Hill, her daughter, Leslie Brooks and Johnny Sides of Jasper, AL, her sons, Scottie Haggard & Carol of Pulaski, Travis Brooks of Pulaski, Morgan Brooks and Eva of Minor Hill, and Joel Brooks and Caitlin of Lawrenceburg, her brother, Billy Ridinger and Linda of Athens, her sisters, Lynne Simmons of Athens, Mellissa Ross of Florida, and Patricia Haggard of Athens, AL, 15 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home, where Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Burial will follow at Giles Memory Gardens.

Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 12, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Memories

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MARK Jergens

October 14, 2020

I WILL NEVER FORGET YOUR KINDNESS AND YOUR HEART. YOU WELCOMED ME INTO YOUR HOME LIKE I WAS ONE OF YOUR CHILDREN. I LOVE YOU AND WILL ALWAYS CARRY YOUR MEMORIES IN MY HEART

Johnny and Dee Hays

October 12, 2020

Her heart and her home were always open to all. She was a "woman of excellence" - loving, welcoming, and forgiving and her legacy lives on in her family and friends. We rejoice in your healing, at last, and are forever touched by your life.

Angel Underwood

October 11, 2020

I will never forget how you welcomed me into your family and treated me as your daughter no matter what. Being there for me through the ups and downs and being the best nana to your grandsons. They will forever miss you and we all will forever miss you, your cooking, your laughter, your love, your caring heart. I am sti trying to wrap my head around this. Love you always, Angel.

Kay Pardon

October 11, 2020

I so enjoyed singing with the two of you. Heaven may just be a bit brighter tonight because God sure gave that wonderful lady an awesome glow!! You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love Kay & Stanley

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