H. Lou Horner Brooks, 96, of Graham passed away at her residence on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 7:32 a.m.
A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late James F. Brooks and the daughter of Frank Horner and Nettie Wilson Horner, both deceased. She was formerly employed with the textile industry and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her children, Hellen B. Ellington, James Alvin Brooks (Peggy), Wanda B. Davis, Major Jeff Franklin Brooks (Twink), and Jinnie B. Cagle; 11 grandchildren, Johnny, Tammie, Glinda, James Ray, Becky, April, Sybrina, Kristen, Jamie, Jeff Jr., and Jon; 19 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremy R. Brooks; great-granddaughter, Tiffany Kuplent; four sisters, Elizabeth H. Quakenbush, Mae H. Bradsher, Tiny Horner, and Fannie H. Greeson; and four brothers, Dea Horner, Jeff Horner, Dorse Horner, and Jesse Horner.
A graveside service will be conducted at Graham Memorial Park on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. by Pastor Jerry Flood.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Operation Smile, 3641 Faculty Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23453.
A special thanks is extended to Sabra Meadows and the staff of Amedysis Hospice for the care given to Mrs. Brooks.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is assisting the family.
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