Mr. Fred L. Brooks, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Ada Mae Oliver Brooks; brothers, Bishop Brooks, James Brooks, George Brooks, B. B. Brooks, Robert Brooks, Willie Brooks, Morris Brooks, Simon Brooks, Sr., and Thomas Brooks; and sisters, Ethel Brooks, Mable Brooks, Hattie Brooks, and Mary Brooks. He is survived by his: Wife of 15 years: Mrs. Eula Mae Millsap Brooks, Buford, GA; Several Step Children; a Host of Step Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren; Brother and Sister-in-Law: Broughton and Emmaline Brooks, Buford, GA; Brother-in-Law: Lamar Smith, Buford, GA; Sisters-in-Law: Mattie Mae Brooks, Philadelphia, PA, Diane Cunningham, Buford, GA, Josephine Ramsey, Buford, GA; Nieces and Nephews: Loretha Brooks Cantrell, Laverne Clark, Vanessa and Earl Coleman, Eunice Brooks, Dollie and John McFracier; Nephews and Nieces: Harry and Mary Brooks, Prince Brooks, Kevin and Maraline Brooks, Ray Brooks, Simon and Ruth Brooks; Several Great Nieces, Great Nephews, and Cousins. Mr. Brooks was born June 28, 1919 in Gwinnett County, GA. He was retired from Bona Allen Tannery in Buford, GA and Buford City School System as a custodian. He was a member of Union Baptist Church in Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with Dr. Kary Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Buford, GA. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com