Services for Everett H. Brooks will be held Friday, at 10 a.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Allan Singletary officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Brooks, 90, of Meridian, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Montgomery, Ala. He was retired from A. J. Lyon Wholesale Grocery and the Commissary at the Navy Base. Mr. Brooks was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart Award. He loved life and was an avid gardener and fisherman. Mr. Brooks was a long time member of Jones Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his two daughters: Hilma Snell and husband Jerry of Blackwater, and Aline Barfoot and husband Paul of Pike Road, Ala.; five grandchildren: David Snell, Eric Snell (Karen), Mark Snell (Renee’), Janet Turnure (Doug), and Sheila Sieving (Quad); 19 great-grandchildren; and, numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Grace Moore Brooks.
The family requests memorials be made to Jones Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Pallbearers will be Paul Barfoot, Jerry Snell, David Snell, Mark Snell, Oliver Moore, and Art Hall. Honorary pallbearers will be Quad Sieving, Eric Snell, James Brooks, John McClure and Doug Turnure.
Family and friends may sign online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.
Visitation will be today, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., at the funeral home.