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“Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family in this time of need. -Peggy Bowman, Bonnie and Burl Peacock ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Peggy Bowman

“So sorry for your loss, she was such a sweet lady. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Cathy McClain - Mathiston, MS

“Miss Betty Lou was such a beautiful person-inside and out. I loved her kind spirit and her pretty smile. She will always be remembered. Love and...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Teresa Brooks - Starkville, MS


Betty Lou Brooks passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at her residence, in Mathiston, MS. She was born on March 31, 1939, in Mathiston, MS, to Alton and Leevie (Reed) Nickels. She was 81 years old. Mrs. Brooks was a retired secretary for Starkville LP Gas.

Private graveside services will be held at Blythe Creek Cemetery near Mathiston, MS, on Friday, May 22, 2020, at 2:00 p.m.

Mrs. Brooks is survived by 1 son, Tony Brooks of Mathiston, MS, 1 daughter, Sharon Brooks of Mathiston, MS, 1 sister, Faye Ray(William) of Maben, MS, 2 granddaughters, Katie(Joel) Coleman of Starkville, MS, Brook(Jonathan) Miller of Birmingham, AL, 3 great-grandsons, Cal & Cade Coleman of Starkville, MS, Reed Miller of Birmingham, AL, and awaiting the arrival of the first great-granddaughter in September, Chloe Kate Coleman.

Mrs. Brooks was preceded in death by her husband, Cedric Brooks, her parents, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters.

Memorials may be made to Blythe Creek Cemetery.

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 Highway 12 E Ackerman, MS 39735
Tel. (662) 285-6628

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