Ernest “Ernie” Brooks
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Brooks was a native of Stapleton , Georgia and son of the late Clifford Brooks and Rosa McTier Newsome. He was a retired commercial carpenter and avid gardener, fisherman and Braves fan. He was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his siblings, Roy T. Brooks, Thelma Sheppard, Neelie Criswell, Junior Brooks, J.S. Brooks, Cleon Beasley, Jimmy Brooks and Cleo Gosnell.
Additional survivors include: three devoted and loving step-children, Deirdre Kinard , Richard Solomon and his wife Connie all of Walterboro, SC, Catherine Devin and her husband Michael of Virginia Beach, VA, his daughters, Ruth Ann Eidson and her husband Keith of Arkansas, Janice Reese and her husband Roger of Augusta, his brothers, Felton Beasley and his wife Shirley of Stapleton and Elton Beasley of Augusta, eight grandchildren , two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Susan, Frankie and Janice for their care and kindness during this period.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 2607 Commons Blvd. Augusta, Georgia 30909.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 3090