The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

January 22, 2014

Carol Brooks, 71, of Oakboro, passed away Jan. 18, 2014


Tuesday, January 21, 2014 — Carol Lane Brooks, 71 years of age, of Oakboro, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014, at Forrest Oakes Healthcare Center in Albemarle.

Carol was born October 31, 1942, in Stanly County, N.C., to the late Walter Lee Brooks and Odessa Lillian Ledbetter Brooks. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Shannon Denise Furr; and brothers, Eugene Clyde Brooks and Jake Brooks.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at the Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Jim Yow. The burial will follow at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens, Concord.

He is survived by his granddaughter, Lillian Overcash; grandsons, Johnathan Forrest Furr and Chase Spivey; great-grandchildren, Laci Denise Overcash and Brayden Mark Overcash; stepchildren, Avery Whitley and Johnny Ray Vanhoy Jr. and girlfriend, Margie Mills.

Memorials may be made to Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1317 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Brooks family.

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