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Jerry J. Brooks

Funeral service for Mr. Jerry J. Brooks will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Michelle Brooks-Young, Bishop E. C. McKinley, and Bishop Rick Lyles officiating.  Interment Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Visitation Wednesday 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Mr. Brooks, age 78 of Lebanon passed away March 12, 2023, at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.

Born April 17, 1944, in Glasgow, Kentucky, he is the oldest of five sons born to the late Reles and Cloteel Settles Brooks.  He was in trucking for over sixty two years, and was a member of Spring Street Church of God of Prophecy.  He loved his family, and loved to mow grass.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, Bryan and Elena Beth Brooks.

He is survived by his wife of fifty eight years, Betty Pursley Brooks; two daughters: Michelle (Donnie) Young and Angie (Jay) Moore; three grandchildren: Bethany (Cole) Massey, Jacob Young, and Spencer Moore; two great grandchildren: Landon & Isaac Massey.

Pallbearers: Cole Massey, Donnie Young, Jacob Young, Landon Massey, Isaac Massey, Glenn Coggins, and Todd Jenkins.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142   www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Evelyn pope. says:
    Michelle Condolences to you and family, may God bring comfort in these trying times.
  2. Mickie Clemmons Kiefer says:
    Michelle, Angie, Miss Betty and family. I remember Jerry being such a sweet man and I know your hearts are broken. Thinking of you all
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  4. Trisha Thompson says:
    Michelle I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. We are praying for you & your family during this very difficult time.
  5. Jim Spivey says:
    Jerry is one of the best story tellers I ever met. He could tell a story in such a way that put you right there as it happened. I will miss him and his great one of a kind stories. God bless this family.
  6. Jennifer says:
    Michelle ,Angie and family so sorry for your loss. Sending lots of prayers..
  7. Regina Hulse says:
    I am so sorry. I just found out about his passing. He was a fine man. My prayers for your family,