March 22, 1929 - August 31, 2014
James Bolling Brooks of Graceville, Florida passed away on August 31, 2014. Mr. Brooks was born on March 22, 1929 in Brewton, Alabama to Catherine Ryan Brooks and W.E. Brooks, Sr. Mr. Brooks graduated from the University of Alabama where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Mr. Brooks was the automobile dealer of Jones Motor Company in Graceville, Florida, as well as Secretary-Treasurer of the Jones Investment Company and director of the Bank of Jackson County. Mr. Brooks was a great supporter of many charitable foundations and helped many people with no thought of recompence. Mr. Brooks was a steward of the United Methodist Church and true son of the Episcopal Church. He is preceded in death by his sister Catherine Brooks Champlin and survived by his brother, W.E. Brooks, Jr. and their families. Mr. Brooks was a devoted husband and father, he is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Margaret Jones Brooks; his daughters, Catherine Brooks Connor(Chris), Elizabeth Brooks Wilson(Jerry); his grandchildren Bolling Campbell Jardine, Joseph Yauger Whealdon, III, Esquire and Katherine Isabel Wilson and one great grandson, Finn Campbell Jardine. The funeral service of Mr. Brooks was held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the First Untied Methodist Church, Graceville, Florida. Interment took place at Marvin Chapel Cemetery immediately following the service with James & Lipford Funeral Home directing. The Bolling Brooks family requests that donations be made to the First United Methodist Church, Graceville, Florida, Partners for Pets, Marianna, Florida or a charity you deem suitable in lieu of flowers. Pallbearers were Manley L. Cummings, III, Scott Howell, Lee Miller, Bill Price, John Barker Turner, James Wright, Pat Burdeshaw and Dan Burdeshaw. Honorary Pallbearers were Finley McRae, Virgil Mixson, Charlie Martin, Waymer Bryan, Clyde Crutchfield, Bob Price, Dana Brock, Chuck Martin and Rob Martin.
James Bolling Brooks of Graceville, Florida passed away on August 31, 2014. Mr. Brooks was born on March 22, 1929 in Brewton, Alabama to Catherine Ryan Brooks and W.E. Brooks, Sr. Mr. Brooks graduated from the University of Alabama where he... View Obituary & Service Information
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