A graveside service for Retired USAF Sr. Mst. Sgt. James Brent Brooks, Sr., "Papa," 85, will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 7970 Mike Clark Rd., Keithville, Louisiana. A visitation will be held Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Officiating the service will be Pastor Jeff Segner and Pastor Jahill Richards from Springs of Grace Baptist Church.
James was born on March 6, 1937 to James W. Brooks and Pearl Barlow Brooks in Bainbridge, Georgia and was delivered safely home on Good Friday, April 15, 2022 in Shreveport
James was a resident of Shreveport. He was a retired United States Air Force Master Sergeant.
James is preceded in death by his parents. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 63 years, Susie; son, James Brooks, Jr.; daughter, Kimberly Delaune and husband, Al; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; siblings, Susie Starkerbaum and husband, Ralph and Arthur Douglas Brooks and wife, Marie.
Honoring James as pallbearers will be James Brooks, Jr., Al Delaune, Hayden Clason, Preston Delaune, Colby Delaune, and Charlie Knox.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to Springs of Grace Baptist Church, 6300 Hearne Ave., Shreveport. Louisiana.
We would like to thank our Springs of Grace family for their prayers and support and to all of the wonderful nurses, doctors at Willis-Knighton and firemen that gave selflessly to care for "Papa." Words cannot express our gratitude.