Maurine (Smith) Brooks

Mrs. Maurine (Smith) Brooks age 92 of Tazewell was born February 12, 1927 and went home to be with the Lord August 27, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was a life-long member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church. She loved cooking Sunday dinner for her family and any welcomed friends that stopped by. She also had a passion for patchwork quilts and enjoyed quilting them. One of her greatest passions was babysitting and caring for the many children she kept throughout the years.   


She is preceded in death by her:

Parents: Alex and Sylvia (Hargraves) Smith

Husband: C.J Brooks of 62 years

Sisters: Ruby Smith, Nellie Mae Herrell, Blanche Richardson, Rachel Groves and Mary Williams Cosby

Brothers: Thomas, Edward, Newt, Clyde, Benton, Paris and Estel Smith

Brother-in-law: Ford Thomas

Infant great grandson: Micheal Lee Ferguson


She is survived by her:

Daughter: Christeen Bunch and husband Paris

Sons: Raymond Brooks and wife Nadine

          Kenny Brooks and wife Sue

Grandchildren: Brenda and Wayne Longworth

                         Joy and Mitchell Ferguson

                         Jack and Glenna Bunch

                         Amy Munsey

                         Kendra and Travis Williams

                         Michael Brooks

Great Grandchildren: Justin James

                                 Charlie Longworth

                                 Casey Longworth

                                 Crislyn Bunch

                                 Jaris Bunch

                                 Madison Ferguson

                                 Jacey Ferguson

                                 Deacon Munsey

                                 Adlyn Williams

Great-Great Grandchildren: RayLynn Paige James


Sister-in-law: Loretta Ford


Special Caregivers: Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center


And several nieces, nephews and host many other loving friends and relatives.





The Family will receive friends Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 4 PM till 7 PM with funeral services to follow at 7 PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charley Longworth and Pastor Eddie Overholt officiating. Music will be provided by the grandchildren and the great grandchildren.


Graveside service will be conducted Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11 AM in the Irish Memorial Gardens.


Pallbearers: Micheal Brooks, Justin James, Casey Longworth, Wayne Longworth,

                    Deacon Munsey, Travis Williams, Jack Bunch and Jaris Bunch


~Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family~