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Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Thursday April 25th, 2019
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E. Vaughn Wray Funeral Establishment
Thursday April 25th, 2019

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Interment following funeral service

E. Vaughn Wray Funeral Establishment
Tuesday April 30th, 2019

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Odell Brooks

Odell “Bozie” Brooks was born June 22,1939 in North Carolina to the late Gladys Brooks and William  “Bill” Artis. Heavenly angels guided him home on April 20, 2019. 

Bozie, as we all called him, worked for 35 years at the Montclair Golf Course in Montclair, NJ as a Greenskeeper.

He moved to Newark, NJ in 1964 at the age of 24 where he later married Rose Marie Rock on August 3,1968. God blessed Bozie with four children, Bridgette Winston, Eugene L. Brooks, Odell Brooks Jr. and Tisha D. Brooks.

Bozie had a smile that could light up a room and a stature to match. He was loved and respected by many people. He will be deeply missed yet never forgotten.

Bozie was preceded in death by his sisters Virginia Lee Brooks, Vicky Faye Brooks and his brother Delphus Brooks. 

Odell will be remembered by his wife, Rose Marie Brooks, two daughters, Bridgette Winston and Tisha Brooks, two sons Eugene Brooks and Odell Brooks Jr., three sisters Ann Wilcox, Lawanda Carter(Tom) and Robin Brooks, three brothers Harold Brooks (Marietta- Deceased), Tyrone Brooks (Agnes) and Angelo “Lope” Brooks, four grandchildren and a host of  cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

It is the desire of his wife Rose and the Brooks family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are truly with you.

James & Judy English Apr 30 2019 12:00 AM

With our deepest sympathies, please know that we are praying for the family. I will truly miss "Bozie" and the trips he and Rose made to NC to visit.

Bonnie and Lindell McLeod Sanford, NC Apr 25 2019 12:00 AM

My Condolences to the Family.Annie and Amy Miller

Annie Miller and Amy Miller Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

Our prayers are with you and your family .

Marvin and Evelyn Sharpe Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

Sending my thoughts and prayers of condolences and understanding to the family during this time.

Alicia I. Bowles Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

With Love and Sympathy,
Jeff and Fatima Scott

Jeffrey and Fatima Scott Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Odell Brooks

Ramona Brooks Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

You will Truly be Missed things want be the same with out you here God love's you most Rest in Heavenly peaceBrooks Family

Tyrasha Brooks Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Odell Brooks

Larry and Brittany Brooks Apr 22 2019 12:00 AM

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