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Howard Terrell Brooks

November 30, 1929 — September 24, 2022

Siler City

Howard T. Brooks, 92, of Siler City, NC, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on September 24, 2022.  

Howard was born in Chatham County on November 30, 1929 to Herbert and Laudis Brooks.  He was a devoted son, husband, father and grandfather.

He married the love of his life, Faye Willett Brooks on November 6, 1954 in a double wedding ceremony, along with Charles and Maye Cheek, who was Faye’s twin sister.  

In addition to his parents, Howard is preceded in death by his wife, Faye Willett Brooks; brothers Lyndon Brooks and Everett Brooks; sisters Mrs. Johnsie Elmore, Mrs. Mattie Lewis Beal, Mrs. Bertha Dowd, and Mrs. Martha Moffitt.  Howard is survived by his sister Mrs. Mary Gunter of Siler City, son Ronald Brooks and wife Cyndi of Greensboro, and grandchildren Amanda Brooks, Dan and Christena Hill , and Trevor Brooks.  He is survived by his brother-in-law Charles Cheek.
Howard was a graduate of Bonlee High School. He was an Army veteran who served his country in Korea.  He worked at Chatham Motors for over 40 years managing the parts department.  He took great care of his wife, Faye, who had dementia for many years.

He attended church regularly, and recently attended Shannon Hills Bible Chapel in Greensboro, NC. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and visiting with family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City, NC.  A funeral Service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Sandy Branch Baptist Church, 715 Sandy Branch Church Rd, Bear Creek, NC with Pastor Mark Shelley of Shannon Hills Bible Chapel officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Brooks family.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home

230 N Second Ave, SIler City, NC 27344

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

2:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

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Interment

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

3:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Sandy Branch Baptist Church Cemetery

715 Sandy Branch Church Rd, Bear Creek, NC 27207

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