Joan E. Brooks

Published 12:50 pm Friday, June 4, 2021

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Joan Elaine Brooks, beloved and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away and went to her heavenly home on June 2, 2021, at the age of 77. 

Mrs. Brooks was born on Jan. 22, 1944 and was a lifelong resident of McDavid, Fla. 

She is preceded by her father and mother, Rupert and Idell Black; brother, Dowlin Black; sisters, Betty Harrelson and Nelda Seal; and a son, Keith Brooks.

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She is survived by her beloved husband of 46 years, Ed Brooks of McDavid; children, Kathy Ozmore (Ozzie), Robbie Castillow (Daphne), Robin Ball (Scott), Brad Brooks (Miranda), Lisa Brooks and Johnny Brooks (Abby); grandchildren, Tyler Brooks, Tayler Ehrhart (Dustin), Myles Brooks, Tyler Brooks (Britany), Jordan Castillow, Tanner Brooks (Morgan), Dakota Brooks, Kendall Castillow, Bailey Castillow, Desmond Williams and Rhiannon Brooks; great-grandchildren, Allison Brooks, Kaya Brooks, Jaxson Brooks, Jayce Brooks, Braelyn Brooks, Manual Brooks, Lilly Brooks and Jamison Brooks; sisters, Christine Truesdell, Lucelle Burroughs, Barbara Quadrini and Frances Black; special cousins, June Capps (Andy) and Dexter Truesdell (Laura); best friend, Shirley Black; and her Schatzi. 

Visitation will be at 2 p.m. until the service begins at 3 p.m. this Sun., June 6, 2021 at Ray’s Chapel Church in McDavid with the Rev. Nathan Brown and Rev. Dexter Truesdell officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. 

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC in Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.