COLEMAN — Funeral services for Wincel W. Brooks, 90, of Iowa Park, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel in Coleman with Adam Comeaux officiating. Private graveside will follow in the Coleman City Cemetery.
He died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at the United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls.
He was born Sept. 14, 1920, in Rising Star, to William and Beulah Sisson Brooks. On Sept. 10, 1942, he was married to Jennie Ruth Huffman in Stephenville.He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. He owned and operated Brooks Laundry until retiring in 2006.He was a member of the Elm Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include his sons, Lavarl Brooks of Iowa Park, Dennis Brooks and wife Virginia Brooks of Iowa Park; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two daughters-in-law, Mary Mills Brooks and Barbara Brooks; sister, Maudine Buckmaster and husband and Sam Buckmaster; brother, Hector Brooks; and one grandson.