Obituary: Gary Lynn Brooks


Funeral services for Gary Lynn Brooks of Hanceville will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hanceville. Burial will follow at Garden City Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Hanceville Funeral Home.

Mr. Brooks was born to Oren and Annette (Johns) Brooks on January 16, 1961 in Birmingham, AL. He died at the age of 60 on March 14, 2021 in Cullman, AL.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia C. Brooks; children, Elisha Thomas and Erica (Josh) Stoves; son-in-law, Darrell Thomas; grandchildren, Elijah Thomas, Emma Thomas, Ella Thomas, Jeremiah Stoves, Lily Stoves and Sophie Stoves; mother, Annette Brooks; brother, Junior (Sonja) Brooks; sister, Marteen (Shane) Bailey; niece, Courtney (Tommy) Beckwith and children; nephew, Jayce Barbee; mother-in-law, Margaret Cowart; sister-in-law, Linda (Robert) Durand; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his father, Oren R.T. Brooks; and father-in-law, Jerry Cowart.