Brooks passes away at age 89
Doolen R. Brooks, 89, of Salado died Aug. 2, 2000 in Temple.
Services were held Aug. 5, 2000 at Victory Baptist Church with Pastors Raymond Lindsey, Doc Lindsey and Billy Barho officiating. Burial followed the service at Cedar Valley Cemetery.
He was born March 27, 1911 in Bell County. He was a farmer and rancher. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church and donated to and supported the Texas Baptist Children’s Home in Round Rock. He was also a lifelong resident of Salado.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Brooks in 1996 and a son, Franklin Brooks in 1991.
He is survived by sons, Robert Brooks of Andalvsia, AL and William (Bill) Brooks of Florence; daughters, Neita Wigley of Salado, Rayma White of Rusk, and Della Curtis of French Camp, MS; and a sister, Stella Jackson of Salado. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren