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Joe Rooks

Joe Lee Rooks

Thursday, May 18th, 1933 - Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Obituary

Deacon Joe Lee Rooks was born May 18, 1933 to the union of Hamp and Lillie Rooks Sr, in Toxey, AL. He transitioned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Deacon Rooks worked for Alabama State Docks, Mobile, AL for several years until his health forced him to leave on disability. He was a member of Belforest Church Of God In Christ (Present Day...Belforest Christian Center). He was preceded in death by his devoted wife, District Missionary Gertha W. Rooks; one son, Larry M. Rooks; one granddaughter, Alexandra R. Rooks; four brothers: Hamp Rooks, Jr., William Rooks, Willie Rooks and L.C. Rooks all of Florida; six sisters: Sally Sinclair, Frankie Dixon, Lillie Mae Ross, Geneva Cohen and Marie Pearson of Florida and Catherine Ruffin of Alabama. Deacon Rooks leaves to mourn his passing, three sons: Minister John (Trisha) Rooks, Billy (Carolyn) Rooks and Elder Wayne (Christy) Rooks; two daughters: District Missy. Dr. Yvonne R. Calhoun and Pamela Rooks both of Mobile, AL; one brother, Robert (Lorrain) Rooks of West Palm Beach, FL; one sister, Mary Hughes of Bushnell, FL; eighteen grandchildren, twenty -three great -grandchildren, and four great great -grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends; devoted friends: Mr. Raymond Cullotta and Mike (Sarla) Patel from Raceway.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 11th, 2020 | 1:00am - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 11th, 2020 1:00am - 8:00pm
    Location
    Small's Mortuary - Mobile
    Address
    950 S. Broad Street
    Mobile, AL 36603
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Whispering Pines Cemetery
    Address
    Cheeseman Avenue
    Eight Mile, Alabama 36612
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  • Interment

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 |
    When
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020
    Location
    Whispering Pines Cemetery
    Address
    4241 Lott Road
    EIGHT MILE, AL 36613
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