Obituary: Johnny Lee Brooks


Johnny Lee Brooks, 73 of Locust Grove passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at his home.

He was born Nov. 4, 1947, in Batesville, Arkansas to Clifford and Willie McKay Brooks.

He was married to his wife of 52 years, Nora Fulbright Brooks on June 20, 1969.    He was a retired architectural draftsman and former owner of Brook’s Custom Home Design.  He was a member of Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Nora Brooks of the home; one sister, Sharie Williams of Edmund, Oklahoma; uncle, H.C. McKay; aunt, Ruby Goforth; grandchildren, Clint, Austin, Jacob, Joel, and Madison Brown; nieces, Susan Buser (Bob), Lisa Herrington (Ronney), Rebecca Elms (John) and Heather Fuqua (Kirk); great-nieces and nephews, Ayda, John Avery, Sawyer, Sadie, Thomas, Matthew, Carter, Chloe and Bella; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Alan Brown officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville with arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church.

Pallbearers will be Charles Tanner, Austin Brown, Clint Brown, Jacob Brown, Joel Brown, and Mike Cushman.

Honorary pallbearers are Mickey Powell, Ronney Herrington, Gerald Fulbright, and Dean Branscum.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 5, Locust Grove, AR  72550.

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