SYLVESTER -- Mrs. Linda "Granny" Brooks, 71 , of Sylvester died Saturday January 5, 2013 at her residence.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday January 8, 2013 at Northside Baptist Church with interment to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Thomaston officiating.

Mrs. Brooks was born on September 16, 1941 to the late Burma and Inez Wallace Thomaston in Ashland, Alabama and had lived in Worth County most of her life. She was a homemaker that loved taking care of her grand and great grandchildren and enjoyed reading and crocheting. Mrs. Brooks was a member of Hartsfield Primitive Baptist Church and attended Northside Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bro. Cleston M. Brooks of Sylvester; children, Lynn Greene (Chris) of Sylvester, Cindy Weaver (Billy) of Sylvester, Scott Brooks (Janice) of Sylvester, Tina Brown (Scott) of Sylvester; grandchildren, Shea Harrell (Stephen), Chandler Brown, Brandon Weaver, Justin Brooks, Andrew Brown, Abby Price, Garrett Brooks & Gunner Brooks; great grandchild, James Harrell; brother, Rev. Harold Thomaston (Joyce) of Thomasville; sister in law, Jean Thomaston of Kathleen, GA.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brooks was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe Thomaston and Franklin Thomaston.

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