(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Alfred Brooks, 85, of Wedowee will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Little, Bro. Bob Karcher, Bro. Bill Prince, Bro. Gerald Dial and Bro. Ricky Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Delta Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday.

Mr. Brooks died Saturday, Jan. 11, at his residence surrounded by family.

A Delta native, Mr. Brooks was born July 3, 1934, the son of Albert and Myrtie Shaddix Brooks. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Wedowee and worked as a civil engineer for the Soil Conservation Service.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Brooks of Wedowee; daughter, Lisa Wortham (Wesley) of Wedowee; son, David Brooks (Joy) of Wedowee; five grandchildren, Morgan Wortham Pinkard, Tayla Thompson, Dylan Thompson, Maison Thompson and Brooks Wortham; two great-grandchildren, Peyton Pinkard and Kynlee Pinkard; and sister, Lou Clarke of Lineville. Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Alvin L. Brooks and Marcus J. Brooks; and nephew, Tim Brooks.

Pallbearers will be Brooks Wortham, Dylan Thompson, Matt Pinkard, Bill Williamson, Chad Lee, Keith Clarke, Jerry Huddleston and Tommy Lovvorn. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Stewart, Hulond Humphries, Ron Watters, L.V. Summerlin Jr., Johnny Summerlin, Alan Satterwhite and Charles "Sonny" Shaddix.

Memorials may be floral, or donations may be made to Randolph County Animal Shelter, 104 Animal Shelter Rd., Wedowee, AL 36278. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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