Name: Emery Llewellyn Brooks
From: The Spartanburg Herald,
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Date: February 21, 1937
Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock this
afternoon at the Saxon Avenue Freewill Baptist Church for E. L. Brooks, 81, who
died early yesterday morning at the home of his son Z. V. Brooks, 281 Manning
street, after a three days illness. The Rev. Johnnie Franks and the Rev.
J. E. Bailey will officiate.
Interment will be in the Philadelphia Baptist church cemetery. The following will serve as active pallbearers: Ryle Roland, Emmett Turnage, Lonnie Guy, Horace Massey, Leonard Crocker and Emerson Vehaun.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Emeline Candler, Asheville; five brothers (note: should state sons): Hubert, Wyatt and Z. V. Brooks of the city, C. P. Brooks of Taylors Route 2 and C. A. Brooks of Madison county, N. C.; and one sister Mrs. Healon Ward of Oklahoma.
The body will remain at the home of his son, 218 Manning street, until the hour of service.