Tifton Gazette

Breaking News


January 16, 2014

Troy Nyles Brooks

ASHBURN — Funeral Services for Troy Nyles Brooks, 82, of Ashburn will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Perry Funeral Chapel with burial to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Brooks died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at his residence. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:30 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Mr. Brooks was born in Turner County,  the son of the late Ira L. and Pearlie Vitula “Tula” Hall Brooks. He was a retired salesman for Procter and Gamble for over thirty years.

He had served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

He enjoyed playing Golf at Forest Lakes Country Club of which he was a member, and keeping his yards in pristine condition. He had been a resident of Mobile, Ala. for a long number of years before moving back to Ashburn in March of 2004.

Survivors include his wife Marjorie Hardy Brooks of Ashburn; children, Steven N. (Teri) Brooks of Davidson, N. C., Troy Buren (Wendy) Brooks of Covington, Marcia B. (Bruce) Krutel of El Granada, Calif.; grandchildren, Lila Meyer of Portland, Ore., Lily Krutel, Oakland, Calif., Lea Krutel of Pescadero, Calif., Steven “Mick” Brooks, Todd Brooks, Margaret “Meg” Brooks, all of Davidson, N. C., Andrew “Drew” Brooks of Athens and Delanie Brooks of Covington; and his great-granddaughter, Ilana Meyer of Portland, Ore.

You may sign the online guest book and share your special condolences and memories with the family by visiting www.perryfuneralchapel.com. Perry Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Text Only
Local News

Local Sports
Tift County T logo

Police Reports
Your Agenda
AP Video
Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Business Marquee
Weather Radar
Sen. Chambliss addresses farm bill in Tifton
Riding the Steam Train at Ga. Museum of Agriculture
Nature's Beauty in a Tifton parking lot
Peanut Prices Remain Strong