Guy E. Brooks
BLANDINSVILLE-Guy E. Brooks, 96, Blandinsville, died at 2:48 a.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.
He was born Aug. 22, 1912, in Augusta, the son of Walter and Ollie (Grimm) Brooks. He first married Lena McMillan Feb. 8, 1938. She preceded him in death Sept. 10, 1975. He then married Bernice Huston June 4, 1976. She survives.
He is also survived by one daughter, Mary Eleanor (Maurice) Morita, Toronto, Canada; one son, Edward (Carol) Brooks, Blandinsville; two grandchildren, Sue (Phil) Slayden and Jodi (Jesse) Morrison; one sister, Faye Grisham, Kerrville, Texas; one stepdaughter, Kay Waller, Macomb; four stepgrandchildren and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two stepsons, Ronald and Stephen Huston, one stepgreat-granddaughter, three brothers and four sisters.
He farmed, worked at Norcross Factory, Bushnell, and was the road commissioner for Hire Township.
He was a member of the Church of Christ Church, Abingdon.
Services were held Saturday, May 2, 2009, in Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home, with John B. Wilson officiating.
Burial was in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Please sign guest book at www.dodsworthfh.com.