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
Kendra and Travis Williams
Great Grandchildren: Justin James
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~