Turner Maurice Brooks

Published 8:59 am Monday, January 18, 2021

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Mr. Turner Maurice Brooks, 78, passed away on Fri., Jan. 15, 2021, at his home in Atmore.

Mr. Brooks was a native and lifelong resident of Atmore. He loved his wife, sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He liked fishing, cooking and was a member of the Cross Point Baptist Church. He was a mechanic with Southland Telephone Co. and retired with over 30 years of service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Daphne Mae Brooks; six brothers; and three sisters.

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He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean Brooks of Atmore; two sons, Rodney (Shannon) Brooks of Nokomis and Jamie Brooks of Atmore; one brother, Jimmy Brooks of Perdido; four sisters in law, Sarah Brooks, Maxine Brooks, Lillie Brooks and Collie Brooks; five grandchildren, Brad (Holly) Brooks, Kevin Brooks, Jade Brooks, Ashley (Nick) Priest and Zayden Brooks; four great-grandchildren, Andelina Herrah, Nahla Brooks, Nevaeh Martell and Amaya Martell; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held today, Mon., Jan. 18, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Guy Heath officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held today, Jan. 18, 2021, from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Brad Brooks, Kevin Brooks, Nick Agerton, Troy Emmons, Allen Stacey and Jimmy Brantley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Howard Weaver, Bruce Day, Dewayne Pruitt and Cody Fowler.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Petty Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.