OBITUARY: Jerry J. Brooks


Mr. Jerry J. Brooks, age 78 of Lebanon passed away on Sunday, 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.

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 officiating. Interment Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation Wednesday 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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


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