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Everett Brooks, Jr. “Brooks”


CALLAO,VA — Everett Brooks, Jr, age 97, of Mundy Point, Callao, VA, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at the McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA.

He was born in Ennis, West Virginia, November 20, 1923, the son of Everett and Wilma Martin Brooks. Everett served in Europe in World War II as a paratroope­r in the U. S. Army Airborne fighting in five major battles, the last being the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne.

Everett is survived by his wife of 34 years, Mildred Brooks, a son, Alfred Brooks, of Rock Hall, MD; a daughter, Catherine Kempski of Elkton, MD; 4 grandchild­ren, 5 great grandchild­ren and 5 great great grandchild­ren; a n e p h e w,

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Brooks of Huntsville, AL and a devoted niece, Deborah McKeown of Newark, DE. He is predecease­d by a brother, Robert Brooks of Huntsville, AL and a sister, Gaye Shields of Elkton, MD.

Expression­s of sympathy in Everett’s memory can be sent to: Friends of the Nort h u m b e r - land County An ima l Shelter Yard Sale, PO box 603, Burgess, VA.

Memorial are pending. service plans

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