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Edith Blanch Brooks

October 2, 1933 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 87)


Edith Brooks 87 years old of Ocilla, GA passed away January 24, 2021 at Tift Regional Hospital.

Born on October 2, 1933 to Clifford Heath and Delda Patterson in Cherokee County, Canton GA.

Mrs. brooks known as Helen to most was a homemaker. She enjoyed working in her garden, fishing, singing and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother as well as a sister and great grandmother. She was always there with advice and a listening ear and cup of coffee. Hearing her laugh or seeing her smile could change any mood.

She is survived by her children: Bo & Patsy Brooks ; Delda & Buddy Leggett; Ronnie Heath and stepdaughter Linda & Skeeter Hutto all of Ocilla, GA. Grandchildren: Jd & Ally Shannon, Nikki & Hayden Mixon, Russ Shannon, Ashley Brooks (George) , Jessica & Tj Walker, John Sanders, Kasey Sanders ( Willis) , Adam & Laura Hutto, Allen Hutto , Shannon Brown, Phillip,Kim,Alley leggett.

Great-grandchildren: Anthony, Kiki, Jay Shannon; Tyler Mitchell; Kassidy, Kayliegh, Karlee Walker-brooks; Elizabeth, John Jr, Mathew, Jeremie Sanders; Sonya, Willis II Roberson; Zack, Ethan, Cadyn, Keagan Hutto; Westin heath; Brooke and Ally Hutto. Sisters: Imajean Taylor (Don);Virginia Hitt; Audrey ( Martin) Ohagan; Geraldine Pitts; Brothers; Johnny Heath, Ricky Heath.

And several nieces and nephews.

She is proceed in death by her husband James Brooks Sr. of 49 years before his passing. A son Tommy Leggett a grandson Lee Heath great grand daughters Bonnie and Haley Shannon. Brothers: Hubert Heath, Bill Heath, Jimmy Heath sisters Kathleen Walker, Christine Clark.


Memorial services will be January 30, 2021 at ARP Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery at 2 pm with Joey Whitley officiating.

"Poppa said til tomorrow,  tomorrow came today,  love and laughter left our lives as you journey on your way. You're safe in his arms now, feeling no more pain, our hearts will never be the same. Until tomorrow nanny."

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Funeral Service
January 30, 2021

2:00 PM
ARP Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

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