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Charles L. Brooks


Sunrise: October 29, 1961

Sunset: December 28, 2020

Charles Leon Brooks was born October 29, 1961 in Shawboro, NC to the late Clinton Brooks Sr. of Pasquotank County, NC and Ophelia Cowell Brooks of Crawford Township, NC. He attended Pasquotank County Schools and Virginia Public Schools. Charles became a member of St. Thomas Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church in Greensboro, NC under the leadership of Bishop Dr. Tyrone D. Hunter.

Charles leaves behind: his loving wife Virgie Holley Brookes, daughter Sabrina Simmons, stepdaughter Nicole Briggs (Kenneth), and step son Dominc Holley.

Also cherishing his memory are brothers and sisters Clinton Brooks Jr. (Jeffery Sue), Patricia Mercer, Richard Brooks (Shelia), Beatrice Lewis (Roderick), aunt and uncle Bernice Cowell and George Brooks. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was predeceased by his sisters Edith Artis, Darlene Brooks, and by his aunt Geraldean Hollman.

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    Pastor Tyrone Smith & New Providence says

    Asking God to strengthen and keep the family during this difficult time. Our Church family would like to express our condolences.

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    Sarah Hughes Simmons & Family says

    We would like to send our sincere thoughts and Prayers to the family at the loss of your brother. May God bring you Peace and understanding.

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    Doug Greene says

    We are so saddened to hear of the passing of your brother. Charles was also was like a brother to our family as well as the other Brooks siblings. Our parents linked us together so this is a very heart felt loss. We are praying for peace and strength in the days to come!! Douglas Greene and family!

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    Renee Brooks Brown says

    Charles,
    You loved your family and we sure loved you. You brightened up the room every time you entered it. RIP my Cousin. I’ll miss you so. ?

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    Jermain Hollman says

    Charles , My big cousin. I deeply saddened by your passing . We had so much fun together from road trip and so many laughs. You inspire me to live life to the fullest. You were loved and you are missed. Thank you for always being in my corner and my support. Love you brother!

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    Vivian Bailey-White says

    Condolences to the Family.
    Pat & Jr. so sorry to hear of Charles death. Lean & depend on Jesus.

    Mollie Bailey & son, Robert Bailey

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      Rodney Brooks says

      Charles was love. Charles was fun. You just couldn’t be sad if Charles was around, he wasn’t going to have it. I loved him dearly. May his soul rest peacefully and may his memory soon bring a smile to loved ones faces just as sure as a tear to our eyes.

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    tyrone ford says

    rest easy cuz i’ll have a heineken for you tonight.

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