Let the memory of Gene be with us forever
  • 71 years old
  • Born on January 10, 1942 .
  • Passed away on May 26, 2013 .

Alton Eugene (Gene) Brooks, 71, a native of Granville of County passed away Sunday, May 26th 2013.

He was the son of the late Stanley Washington and Wilma Wilkins Brooks.  He retired from Duke Power, was a member of Oak Grove Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Wednesday, May 29, 2013 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Keith Williams. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathy Brooks Grinstead and Robin Brooks Lucas, four grandchildren, a brother, Tommy Lee Brooks and former wife Helen B. Stewart. He was preceded in death by a brother George Edward Brooks.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Shriners Children Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from  2:00-3:00PM prior to the funeral service at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.

Online condolences can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com. Select obits.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Brooks family.

Posted by Martie Wilson on 29th May 2013
I am so sorry to read about Gene. I lived right next door to him at the mobile home park in Durham. He had the sweetest pugs. I have thought of him so often. Cindy, if you are still there, I send you a big hug from Jimmy and me!
Posted by Donna Snipes on 28th May 2013
Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Pat Wilkins, Donna & Elaine
Posted by Nancy Dickerson on 27th May 2013
We are keeping you all in our thought's and prayer's during this sad time in your live's! We are very sorry to hear of Gene's death. We lived across the road from his Mama and Daddy when they lived on Enon Rd. Please let us know if we an help you in any way. Woodrow and Nancy Moss Dickerson

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