November 3, 2010

Mr. Harold P. Brooks

     Harold P. Brooks, age 62, of Phil Campbell, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at his residence.

Visitation, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 4, at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville, Alabama. Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 5, 2010, in the funeral home chapel. Brother Carl James and Brother Darryl Whitehead officiating. Burial in Union Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers, Joe Mansell, Paul Mansell, Chris Williams, Brad Williams, Shawn Johnson and Tim Pace.

Mr. Brooks was a member of Phil Campbell Baptist Church. He lead a full life, and he did it "his way". He was very outgoing and believed in helping the widows and his entire neighborhood, hence was known as "The Mayor of Trapptown."

He is survived by his wife, Vernell Humphries Brooks; 1 son, Adam Brooks; 2 stepdaughters, Pam (David) Parker, Pat (Jerry) Trapp; 1 sister, Linda (Billy) Johnson; 4 step-grandchildren, Jeremy Trapp, Jodie Trapp, Paige Parker, Ashley (Adam) Tyler; 2 step-great-grandchildren, Abilene Tyler, Johanna Tyler; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Quinton and Arcula Trapp Brooks.

The family expresses their thanks to Dr. Lee and staff, Becky and Sharla with home health and Denise Berry with Helen Keller Hospice.

Akins Funeral Home assisted the family.

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