Vernon Brooks, 59 of Morgantown, Kentucky, passed away Monday, April 9, 2012 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Ky. He was a Butler County native, son of the late Ancil and Dora Mae Burden Brooks. He was a member of Reedyville Lodge #438 and was a drywall hanger and finisher for many years. He was preceded in death by one brother Randall Brooks and one sister Wanda Fay Brooks.
Vernon Brooks is survived by his wife Sharon N. White Brooks of Morgantown, Ky; son Carl Ellis Brooks of Morgantown, Ky; 3 daughters Barbara Elmore and husband Mike of Roundhill, Ky., Sherry Peach of Morgantown, Ky and Melissa Brooks of Morgantown, Ky; grandchildren Carlee Brooks of Morgantown, Ky., Alex and Michael Elmore of Roundhill, Ky., Summer and Nicholas Morris of Morgantown, Ky. and Zach, Hannah and Haley Peach of Morgantown, Ky.; 2 brothers Rollie Brooks and wife Helen of Morgantown, Ky and Harold Brooks wife Gail of Morgantown, Ky; 4 sisters Norma Johnson and husband Dwight of Morgantown, Ky., Marilyn Tarrence and husband Dannie of Morgantown, Ky, Ida Mae Cardwell and husband George of Morgantown, Ky and Roberta West and husband Larry of Morgantown, Ky.; sister in- law Judy Brooks of Morgantown, Ky and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 1:00pm with Bro. Randall Deweese and Bro. Dannie Tarrence officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgeview Cemetery. Visitation starts on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 3:00pm - 8:00pm and Thursday from 8:00am until funeral time at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Masonic services will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com.