Steve V. Brooks
July 9, 1943 -
July 4, 2019

Visitation

July 7, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Service 

July 7, 2019
2:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Steve Valerie Brooks, age 75, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 2 PM Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Kirk Smith and Bro. James Strope officiating. Burial will follow in the Lincoln Cemetery.

Steve was born on July 9, 1943 in Lincoln County, Tennessee to the late Dorothy Dimple Milstead Brooks, and William Clayton “Bill” (Louise Ashby) Brooks. Paul McCartney once said, “You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.” Steve was an animal lover, he enjoyed rescuing dogs and cats. Mr. Brooks was a member of the Prospect Baptist Church and worked as a heavy equipment operator with Lincoln Paving and Wright’s Paving. He passed away on July 4, 2019 at Lynchburg Nursing Center.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Carolyn Sue Shelton Brooks; sister, Billie Jo (David) Holt of Fayetteville; niece, Phyllis (Randall) Johnston and their daughter, Hannah; niece, Janet (JÜrgen) Mohr and their son Michael; niece, Angie Brooks; step-brother, Delton (Linda) Ashby of Petersburg; brothers-in-law, Terrell (Sarah) Shelton of Fayetteville, and Andy (Karen) Shelton of Flintville; sisters-in-law, Oneita (Jimmy) Wolaver of Fayetteville, and Markeita (John) Novak of IL; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and step-mother, Steve was preceded in death by a brother, Barry Clayton Brooks; and a brother-in-law, Brent Shelton.

Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic, at 2703 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Steve Valerie Brooks.

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12 Comments

  1. James Bonner

    Sue and family; I’m sorry for your loss. I remember Steve well.

    Reply
  2. Katie Womack

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God put His Loving arms around you during this very difficult time.

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  3. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Ms. Sue,
    So very sorry to learn of Steve’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you…Terry and Jerry McGehee

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  4. Rosalind Lindsey

    Such a big heart.

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  5. Bill Monk

    Very fine man. Love & respect to you Sue.

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  6. Judy Stafford

    Sue and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Steve. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    With Love,
    Judy

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  7. Sandra Neal

    I am so sorry for this loss, know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers,

    Reply
  8. Carol Simms

    Sue so sorry about Steve sending prayers your way

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  9. Bobby & Sheila CArter

    Bobby and I are so sorry to hear this. Bobby was talking about what a nice guy he was.

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  10. Linda Jan Zielinski

    My handsome cousin, so sorry! He was always special to us!

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  11. Barry kent

    Sue so sorry for your loss. Saw Jimmy & Oneita last week at the race track in Paducah and they said Steve was in rough shape.

    Reply
  12. Martha Howell

    So sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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12 Comments

  1. James Bonner

    Sue and family; I’m sorry for your loss. I remember Steve well.

    Reply
  2. Katie Womack

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God put His Loving arms around you during this very difficult time.

    Reply
  3. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Ms. Sue,
    So very sorry to learn of Steve’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you…Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Reply
  4. Rosalind Lindsey

    Such a big heart.

    Reply
  5. Bill Monk

    Very fine man. Love & respect to you Sue.

    Reply
  6. Judy Stafford

    Sue and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Steve. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    With Love,
    Judy

    Reply
  7. Sandra Neal

    I am so sorry for this loss, know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers,

    Reply
  8. Carol Simms

    Sue so sorry about Steve sending prayers your way

    Reply
  9. Bobby & Sheila CArter

    Bobby and I are so sorry to hear this. Bobby was talking about what a nice guy he was.

    Reply
  10. Linda Jan Zielinski

    My handsome cousin, so sorry! He was always special to us!

    Reply
  11. Barry kent

    Sue so sorry for your loss. Saw Jimmy & Oneita last week at the race track in Paducah and they said Steve was in rough shape.

    Reply
  12. Martha Howell

    So sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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