Greather Cabble Brooks

09/16/1924 - 02/25/2020

Obituary For Greather Cabble Brooks

Greather Cabble Brooks was born on September 16th, 1924 in Cheneyville, Louisiana. She was the eighth of eleven children and the first daughter to be born to George and Carrie Crockett Cabble.

Greather attended church with her parents and committed her life to Christ at an early age. She was a lifelong member of Second Union Baptist Church where she served as Church Secretary and President of the Senior Choir. She attended school in Cheneyville until the family relocated to Bunkie, Louisiana, where she completed her high school education at Bunkie Colored High School. Upon receiving her high school education, Greather attended Cosmetology School and became a licensed Beautician. She also worked as a farmer, a housewife, and a domestic servant.

Greather married Henry L. Brooks, Sr. and to this union, three children were born: Audrey Faye, Henrietta and Henry, Jr. They opened their home to her niece, Irma Cabble and nephew, Robert Frazier and raised them as their own.

She was a caring and loving person. She helped to care for other family members in her home as needed. She loved animals as she enjoyed having her cats and dogs around her.

Greather was a resident of Bayou Vista Manor Nursing Home in Bunkie, Louisiana where she transitioned from this earthly realm on Tuesday, February 25th, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry L. Brooks, Sr.; parents, George Sr. and Carrie Cabble; ten siblings; daughter, Audrey Faye Brooks; grandson, Sheldon Brooks. Her daughter, Henrietta Brooks departed life four days after her Mother.

She leaves to cherish precious memories: her son: Henry L. Brooks, Jr. (wife: Shelia) of Killeen, Texas; niece/daughter: Irma Cabble Johnson (husband: W. Rayford) of Minneapolis, Minnesota; nephew/son: Robert Frazier; four grandchildren: George Brooks (wife: Kynyatta), Dshanna Lavalais, Shekeitha Keys, and James Brooks; one great-granddaughter: Sommier Brooks; 5 great grandsons: Stacy, John, Jacob, Jaxon, and Dylan; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Services

6
Mar

Visitation

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Second Union Baptist Church
1535 Shirley Road
Bunkie, LA 71322
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6
Mar

Funeral Service

11:00 AM
Second Union Baptist Church
1535 Shirley Road
Bunkie, LA 71322
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6
Mar

Interment

01:00 PM
Second Union Baptist Church
1535 Shirley Road
Bunkie, LA 71322
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