December 4, 1943 ~ January 28, 2018
James E. Brooks, 74, of Conyers, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. James was born on December 4, 1943 to the late Claudia Mae and James Gilbert Brooks. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and worked as master mechanic on heavy equipment all of his life. In 1968 he served in the army and later retired from A.S.C. Volvo of Atlanta. Survivors include his wife, Annie Joyce Colburn Brooks of Conyers; Sons James E. Brooks Jr. (Melissa) of Boxspring’s, David Bryant Brooks (Dawn) of Maulk; Daughters, Kay Ellen Schultz (Garth) of Martin, Ga, Judith Gail Vamadore of Canton, Rebecca Lynn Christman (John) of Cartersville, Rhonda Kay White of Conyers; sisters Rebecca Cox of Cartersville, Mary Ann Jones (Corky) of Woodstock; granddaughters; Elizabeth E. Cox of Cartersville, Amanda H. Cox of Calhoun; great-granddaughters, Athena Faye McCarvey, Casylnn Holcombe, and Rileigh Ferrell. A visitation will be on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 at Wages & Son’s Stone Mountain Chapel. A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Gresham, Cemetery.