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Emily Goode Brooks

Obituary Date: Monday, February 14, 2022

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Emily Goode Brooks, age 93, of Talmo, Georgia, who entered Heaven’s gates on Monday evening February 14, 2022.

Born in Toccoa, Georgia on February 28, 1928, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter to the late Thomas Owen Goode and Lottie Smith Goode. She was a housewife and homemaker and attended Talmo Baptist Church, Talmo, Georgia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Harrell Brooks; son, Anthony Harrell (Hal) Brooks; and siblings Frances (Nanny) Page, Quentin Goode, Owen Goode, Mary Louise Lanham, Doris Thompson, Katherine Goode, Thomas (Tinker) Goode and Patricia Goode.

Survivors include three daughters, Deborah “Debi” K. (husband James) Banks of Talmo, GA; Patricia “Tricia” B. (husband John) Bridges of Arnoldsville, GA; Catherine Brooks-Geiger (husband William Marlin Geiger - deceased) of Sautee, GA; and daughter-in-law Linda “Lyn” Brooks of Columbus, Ohio.  She was the proud matriarch to nine grandchildren; Joe Brooks, T.J. Brooks, Dustin Banks, Brooke Stoyle, Erica Bowen, Mark Bridges, Rachel Nation, Caitlin Geiger, and Christopher Geiger; fifteen great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday February 19, 2022 at Talmo Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Mark Spence officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Talmo Baptist Church prior to the graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Talmo Baptist Church, P.O. Box 98, Talmo, GA 30575.

Evans Funeral Home Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Funeral Date
02/19/2022 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home
(706) 367-5467
1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson 30549