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From: "Brian Brooks" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Owen Harvell Funerals
Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2004 16:53:30 -0500
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Roger,
Do you know if anybody has newspapers obit from the Melbourne area from
1921.My Thomas died in may of 1921 they do not have a death certificate on
file for in Little Rock.Thanks for any information you might have.

Brian
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger Harvell" <>
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Sent: Sunday, July 25, 2004 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Owen Harvell Funerals


> Hi, Brian, it's been awhile. Good to hear from you.
> No, that's not your Tom, it is the Tom known as Tom "Sog" Brooks. The
> "other" Brooks line......
> Descendants of Thomas Washington "Sog" Brooks
>
> Generation No. 1
>
>
> 1. THOMAS WASHINGTON "SOG"1 BROOKS (WILLIAM GEORGE CROCKETT "BILL"A, JOHN
> WB, MATTHEW BROOKSC [III], MATTHEW BROOKSD [II], MATTHEW BROOKSE [I]) was
> born Sep 4, 1888, and died Mar 16, 1972. He married EVA MOSER, daughter of
> JONATHAN"DOLPH" MOSER and IDA BRAMBLETT. She was born Dec 27, 1894.
>
> Notes for THOMAS WASHINGTON "SOG" BROOKS:
>
> 1920 Drytown Township, Izard County, Arkansas
>
> 172 172 Brooks Thomas Head 32 AR AR AR
>
> ---- Eva W Wife 26 AR AR AR
>
> ---- Velma Dau 5 AR AR AR
>
> ---- Elmer Son 1 8/12 AR AR AR
>
> Dad (Owen Harvell) held Tom's funeral, his notes.....
>
> {Typed card...}
>
> Tom Washington Brooks was born December 4, 1888 at Mt. Pleasant and
departed
> this life March 16, '72 at the age of 85 years.
>
> He was a life-long resident of Arkansas and a retired farmer. Mr. Brooks
is
> survived by his wife, Eva Moser Brooks of the home,
>
> 1 Son- Elmer Brooks of Guion Route, Melbourne
>
> 2 Daughters - Mrs. Velma Banning of Lunenburg Route, Melbourne and Mrs.
Fay
> Gilson of Mountain Home, 6 Grandchildren, 1 Great Granddaughter.
>
>
> Children of THOMAS BROOKS and EVA MOSER are:
>
> i. VELMA2 BROOKS, b. circa 1925; m. (1) LOWELL A SUMNER; b. Mar 31, 1915;
d.
> Feb 27, 1952, Arkansas Pfc 51st Arm Inf Bat 4th Armd Div WWII; m. (2)
MELTON
> L BANNING, Aft. 1952; b. Dec 13, 1905; d. Sep 17, 1975.
>
> More About LOWELL A SUMNER:
>
> Burial: Reeves Cemetery, Izard County, Arkansas
>
> Notes for MELTON L BANNING:
>
> RDH Note: I recall when Melton began courting the widow Velma; He use to
> drive a red Farmall tractor up the road to see her. He soon bought a red
and
> white pickup to continue his sparking. He and Velma married and he
continued
> to make the trips up and down the road. I'm not sure he ever moved in with
> her.
>
> More About MELTON L BANNING:
>
> Burial: Pratt Cemetery, Izard County, Izard
>
> More About MELTON BANNING and VELMA BROOKS:
>
> Marriage: Aft. 1952
>
> ii. ZELMA FAYE BROOKS, b. circa 1931; d. Dec 28, 2003; m. (1) BILLY
> FITZSIMMONS; m. (2) ROBERT BYRL GILSON??; b. Jul 24, 1932; d. Dec 25,
1976.
>
> Notes for ZELMA FAYE BROOKS:
>
> Baxter Bulletin, Mt Home, AR
>
> Zelma Faye Brooks Gilson, 72
>
> MELBOURNE - A graveside service for Zelma Faye Brooks Gilson, 72, of
> Melbourne will be 10 a.m. today at Reeves Cemetery. Mrs. Gilson died
Sunday,
> Dec. 28, 2003. She is survived locally by two daughters, Bobbi Willis and
> Carol Bishop; and one son, Billy Fitzsimmons. Arrangements are by Eddie's
> Family Funeral Home.
>
>
>
>
>
> More About ZELMA FAYE BROOKS:
>
> Burial: Reeves Cemetery, Pine Grove Church, Izard County, Arkansas
>
> Notes for ROBERT BYRL GILSON??:
>
> I am not certain that Robert Byrl Gilson married Zelma - just that he is
> buried at Reeves Cemetery and looks to be the right age - we know from
> Zelma's obit that she married second to a Gilson.
>
> More About ROBERT BYRL GILSON??:
>
> Burial: Reeves Cemetery, Pine Grove Church, Izard County, Arkansas
>
> iii. ELMER"BUD" BROOKS, b. Apr 9, 1928; d. Jan 25, 1988, Izard County,
> Arkansas; m. HELEN A MANKIN, 1944; b. Aug 4, 1924, Lunenburg, Izard
County,
> Arkansas.
>
> More About ELMER"BUD" BROOKS:
>
> Burial: Reeves Cemetery, Pine Grove Church, Izard County, Arkansas
>
> More About ELMER"BUD" BROOKS and HELEN MANKIN:
>
> Marriage: 1944
>
>
>
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