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Mr. Ray Brooks

September 10, 1949 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Mr. Ray Brooks Obituary


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Lester Ray Brooks, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, January 10, 2024.  Mr. Brooks was born in Jefferson, Georgia a son of the late Lester Harris Brooks and the late Lillian Gillespie Brooks Thompson.  Mr. Brooks was a member of Victory Baptist Church but attended New Life Baptist, was a Mechanic and was the owner and driver of Race Car # 19 for over fifty years at local race tracks where he frequented the winners circle.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Brooks is preceded by his wife Deborah Pace Brooks, brothers; Linder “Smitty” Smith, Willie and Lloyd Brooks.  Sisters, Lois Looney and Lilly Brooks.

Survivors include a daughter Nichole Sanders (Scott) of Jefferson.  Brother Otis Brooks (Denise) of Jefferson.  Grandchildren, Ashley Sanders and Cassidy Sanders of Jefferson.  Numerous close nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 14, 2024 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Dwayne Carroll officiating with burial to follow in the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery.  Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Craig Brooks, Kent Brooks, Sammy Looney, Dale Smith, Jeff Adams, Dennis Strickland and Steve Elrod.  The family will receive friends 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Evans Funeral Home.

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

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January 13, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
January 14, 2024

2:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

Interment following funeral service
January 14, 2024

White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery
3650 Highway 124 West
Jefferson, GA 30549


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