(OPELIKA) J.W. Sisson Brooks of Opelika, formerly of Wadley, died at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika on May 29, 2020. He was 36 years old.

A graveside service will be held at Union Baptist Church Cemetery in the Motley Community outside of Wadley on June 8 at 10 a.m.

He was born July 13, 1983, in Alex City to Suzanne Sisson Burroughs and Steve Brooks.

He is survived by his mother, Suzanne Sisson Burroughs (Wade); father, Steve Brooks; daughter, Savannah Leigh Brooks; longtime life partner, Cydney Dorsey; loving maternal aunt, Shamim Sisson (Jim Cooper); special family, Trey and Wanda Dorsey, Caroline Dorsey, as well as numerous other friends and family. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Viva Mildred and Raymond H. Sisson Jr. and paternal grandparents Mary Kate and J.W. Brooks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the charity of your choice.

Frederick-Dean Funeral Home, Opelika.