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James Brooks

James Lawrence Brooks

Tuesday, September 3rd, 1946 - Friday, July 12th, 2019
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James Lawrence (creamy) Brooks was born to the union of Luvret Glanton and Gerald F. Brooks on September 3, 1946 in Massillon, OH.

James served his country in the United States Army drafted right out of high school and completed two tours, conquering administration and Guard. James worked for ten ears at the Tennessee Maximum Security Prison as a guard.

James met Virginia Greene at an early age, and they married each other after a long courtship September 1, 2000. To this union James Lawrence Greene, Sr. was born in 1971.

James was preceded in death by his fathers, Gerald F. Brooks, Nelson White, his son James Lars brooks, three brothers Tyrese Glanton, Gerald F. Brooks and Jeffrey White, a sister Cynthia Brooks and grandson Terry Sherrell.

James leaves to cherish his loving memories a devoted wife of 19 years, Virginia Brooks, of Foley, AL; his mother Luvret Glanton of Nashville, TN; step-mother Bernice Brooks, of Foley, AL: 2 sons, James L. (Stacey) Greene , Sr., Foley, AL; Teryl A. (Shelia) Smith of Washington, DC; 3 daughters, Nicole Sherrell and Kimberly Jones of Nashville, TN; and Rita Brooks of Hall, TN; 6 brothers, Benjamin (Barb) Brooks, Jerry ( Katie) Glanton, and Luvell L. Glanton, all of Nashville, TN; Shawn White, Marion, OH,: Jason (Ora) Brooks, and Bernard Brooks all of Conroe, TX; 3 sisters, Geanette Brooks, Foley, AL; Melissa (Mike) Friend, Conroe, TX, and Tina White of Cleveland, OH; 2 aunts, Marie English, Pensacola, FL, Lou Gene Hall, Foley, AL; 1 uncle, Zennie Jackson, of Foley, AL; 16 grandchildren, a devoted cousin, James Barnette, Foley, AL; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church
    801 East Jefferson Street
    FOLEY, AL 36526
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  • Service

    Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church
    East Jefferson Street
    FOLEY, AL 36535
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  • Interment

    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 2:30pm
    Southside Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    FOLEY, AL 36535
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