John Lee Brooks, 56, of rural Marshall, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Vernon Maxted officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Fitzgibbon Cancer Center or American Heart Association. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born July 18, 1952, in Hannibal, he was the son of the late Paul Brooks and Pearl Olson Brooks. He had lived in Saline County most of his life and was associated with the Village Mall in Blackwater. He was a 1970 graduate of Marshall High School and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Survivors include an aunt, Margaret Bleigh of Pekin, IL; and two cousins, Gretchen Morris of Forest City, IL and Brian Bleigh of Peoria, IL.