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Eric Brooks

February 16, 1979 ~ August 17, 2021 (age 42)


Eric Martin Brooks, 42, of Sonora, KY entered his Heavenly Home on Tuesday August 17, 2021 at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, KY.

He was born on February 16, 1979, in DeQueen, AR to Steve and Debbie (Baggs) Brooks. He was an associate designer for Altec. He was a long-time member of Highway of Holiness Church. Eric was a devoted husband, loving dad, and great witness for his Lord. He loved to preach God's word. His mission was to win souls for the Lord and spread joy along the way with funny stories. To know him was to love him. He loved everybody, from family, friends, and neighbors. He never met a stranger. He enjoyed hunting and fishing but one of his favorite pastimes was pestering his sad blisters and pulling pranks on others, especially his mom.

He was preceded in death by his father, Steve Brooks, grandmother, Willa Lea Baggs, aunt, Lajuanna Engler, uncles, Kurt Meeks,and Terry Brooks, paternal grandfather, Rodgers Brooks.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jessica Brooks of the home; mother, Debbie McDaniel, amazing stepfather, Tommy McDaniel; daughter, Lauren Brooks; three sons, Riley, Caden, and Logan Brooks of Sonora, KY;  two sisters, Becky (Brandon) Mason of Mayfield, KY, Beth (Steven) McGrew of Glenwood, AR; several nieces, Serahbeth, Brooklyn, Haley and Isla; nephews, Kash, Nathaniel, Trent and Elliot; sister-in-law, Andrea Vinson; two brothers-in-law, Jonathan (Justine) Vinson, Bradley (Sarah) Vinson; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joey and Aleisha Vinson; grandfather, J.M. Baggs of Pickens; aunt, Sandy Meeks of Bethel, OK, aunt and uncle, Pam and Mike Parsons of Battiest, OK, uncle, Jimmy Baggs of Pickens, OK and a host of  loving family and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday August 21, 2021 2:00 P.M. at Highway of Holiness Church in Eastview, KY with Bro. Jamie Ellington, and Pastor Lucas Hedgespeth officiating. 

Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5-8 PM and will continue Saturday 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Highway of Holiness Church in Eastview, KY.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, August 24th at County Line Cemetery, Pickens, OK with Bro. Lendell Birdsong, Bro. Brandon Mason, and Bro. Tommy McDaniel officiating.


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Graveside Service
August 24, 2021

2:00 PM
County Line Cemetery
Pickens, OK 74728

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