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Elmer Odell Brooks

October 31, 1931 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Elmer Brooks Obituary

Elmer Odell Brooks, 92, of Fountain Run, KY passed away Sunday, January 21, 2024 at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, KY.  The Akersville, KY native was a retired employee of South Central Rural Telephone, former co-owner and operator of H. E. Carter Construction, a U. S. Navy veteran, and an old-time Missionary Baptist.  After retirement, he worked as a carpenter and restored log homes.  He was a son of the late Joseph Benton Brooks and Cora Candace Smalling Brooks. 

 

He is survived by his wife of 71 years:  Agnes Carter Brooks, Fountain Run, KY; 

2 sons:  Barry Brooks and wife, Jane, Tompkinsville, KY and Brian Brooks and wife, Karen, Fountain Run, KY; 

1 daughter:  Carla Gantz and husband, Jerry, Glasgow, KY; 

2 grandchildren:  Candace Gearlds (Jeremy) and Lucas Brooks; 

2 great grandchildren:  Isaac Brooks and Trace Gearlds; 

5 step grandchildren and 

10 step great grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by 1 brother:  James Brooks; 1 sister:  Nell Teresa Brooks and 1 step great grandson. 

 

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2024, at Fountain Run Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Jackson and Bro. Jeremy Yokley officiating and burial in Fountain Run Cemetery with military honors by Glasgow DAV Chapter 20.  Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday and after 9:00 a.m. Friday until funeral time at Fountain Run Funeral Home.  Goad Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy make take the form of donations to the Fountain Run Fire Department or Fountain Run Cemetery.  

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 25, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fountain Run Funeral Home
175 Main Street
Fountain Run, KY 42133

Visitation
Friday
January 26, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Fountain Run Funeral Home
175 Main Street
Fountain Run, KY 42133

Funeral Service
Friday
January 26, 2024

11:00 AM
Fountain Run Funeral Home
175 Main Street
Fountain Run, KY 42133

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