1937 – 2016
Paul J. Brooks of Longs passed away Monday, May 30. He was 79.
Born in Webster Springs, West Virginia, he was a son of the late John F. and Ina A. Brooks.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Arlene G. Brooks; four brothers, Lance Brooks, Lester Brooks, Clifford Brooks and Junior Brooks; and three sisters, Freda Baker, Beulah Cogar and Jean Lilly.
Survivors include his wife, Lanell H. Brooks of Longs; one son, Mark Duane Brooks of Huron, Ohio; two daughters, Barbara Lynn Miller of Palm Coast, Florida and Jeannie Renee Copley of Longs; two step-sons, Frankie Tyler of Longs and Derrick Tyler of Aynor; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; a brother, Bacel Brooks of Cleveland, Ohio; and a sister, Ina Hall of Birmingham, Ohio.
Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Living Water Baptist Church with Rev. Lebron Crisp and Rev. John Goudelock officiating, burial following in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Longs.
Memorials may be sent to Living Water Baptist Church Building Fund, 1569 Highway 9 East, Longs, SC 29568.
A guest register is available here.