Loreatha J. Brooks

Mrs. Loreatha J. Brooks passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Madison, FL. She was born in Bainbridge, GA, and lived in Madison most of her life. She was a Christian, a homemaker and she loved to read. She loved flowers, she loved children and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Friday, Feb. 8, at Beggs Funeral Home. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville, FL. A visitation was held on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Beggs Funeral Home, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William L. Owens and Mittie Louella Yawn Owens; her husband, E. B. Brooks; two brothers, Russell Owens and Rayford Owens; one sister, Wilma Owens Brooks; two daughters, Delores Brooks and Kathy Brooks Eades Blake; a grandson, Michael Eades; and a great granddaughter, Natalie Eades.
She is survived by three sons, Billy Brooks (Nancy), of Medina, TX; Eddie Brooks (Carol), of Madison and Tony Brooks; four daughters, Barbara Wirick (Jack), of Monticello, FL; Mary Presley (Gary), of Silsbee, TX; Dyann Blanton (Allen), of Panama City, FL; and Cindy Brooks (David), of Madison; one sister, Margie Reddish, of Valdosta, GA; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren and two great-great-great-grandchildren.