VALDOSTA -- Carlton Brooks, 51, of Valdosta, formerly of Albany, died Friday, October 12, 2012, at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

As per his wishes, he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 15, 2012, in the Valdosta chapel of Music Funeral Services.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.

Sympathy may be expressed online at

Music Funeral Services/Azalea Crematory is serving the Brooks family.

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