Inez Brooks

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 10, 2004

Services for Inez Brooks of Brookhaven are 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec.12 at Zion Chapel Church of Christ in Bolton with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Saturday from 2-6 p.m. at R.E. Tyler FuneralHome.

Mrs. Brooks, 80, died Dec. 7, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Bolton on July 23, 1924, to Alton Jackson and FlorenceNixon Jackson.

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She attended Madame C.J. Walker Beauty School in Memphis, Tenn.,and was a former beautician. She was a member of Zion Chapel Churchof Christ.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, WillieWall and Herman Brooks; and four grandchildren.

Survivors are her daughters, Doletha Gates of Kansas City, Mo.,Toledia DeGraffenreid of Decatur, Ga., Lillian T. Barnes ofDetroit, Mich., and Florence Wilson of Brookhaven; her son, WillieCrawford of Gulfport; her cousins she raised as her children,Earlene Hammond and Susan Benjamin of Michigan; her 14grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces andnephews.