Clifford Dale Brooks, 80, Thorn Hill, was born September 19, 1937 and passed away Nov. 19 at his home. His passions were his family and furniture. Since the 1970s he owned Brooks Furniture, where he did everything from delivery to sales. He was saved at an early age. He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Lillian Brooks; adoptive parents, Dolly Mae and Burt Hopson; son, Gary Dale Brooks; and half brothers, Donald Brooks and Ewin Brooks. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Brooks; sons, Jamie (Melinda) Brooks and Paul (Misty) Brooks; grandchildren, Victoria Hayes, Tabitha Barnard, Ryan Brooks, Jeremiah Brooks, Lucas Brooks and Lori Ann Brooks; great-grandchildren, Abigail Hayes, Natalie Hayes, Landon Hayes, Amelia Brooks and Solomon Brooks; half sisters, Christine and Louise; as well as nieces, nephews and other family and friends. The family received friends Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell. Funeral service was held Wednesday, Nov. 22 at the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Dalton Cemetery, with Rev. Clifford Dalton and Rev. Darrell Hensley officiating. Singers were Anita Harrell and Debbie Dalton. Honorary Pallbearers: Scott Hensley and Alec Barnard. Pallbearers: Lucas Brooks, Jeremiah Brooks, Ryan Brooks and Bryan Hayes. Coffey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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