George William Brooks, 84 of
Greenville, died Friday, February 1, 2019 at his residence. His funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday,
February 5, 2019 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Kelly Carr
officiating. Interment will follow in Shady
Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be
Monday, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Mr. Brooks was born October
19, 1934 in Galveston, Texas. He was to
son of George William Schmidt and Lola Fay Bowen. He married Bonnie Christopher on April 13, 1957
in Houston. He was a member of Highland
Terrace Baptist Church and was retired from Lance, Inc.
Survivors include his son,
Howard and wife Kathy; brother, Bobby Brooks and wife Linda; sister, Luanne
Goin and husband Carl; grandchildren, Jennifer Crossley, and Sara Slinkard and
husband Joshua; great-grandchildren, Cade Crossley, Grant Phillips and Harley
Phillips; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step-dad, Raymond Brooks and
wife, Bonnie Brooks.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Brooks, Josh Slinkard, Tim Stevens, Tracy Fleshner, Clay Stevens and Jimmy Vaughn.