David Lynn Brooks was born June 14, 1930 in Wichita, Kansas to Dorise David Brooks and Edna Reagan Brooks. He married Martha Lynn Wallace on August 9, 1950 in Sherman, Texas. He died Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas at the age of 85. He was a resident of Trenton, Texas.
David worked at IBM for 30 years. He started in Sherman before relocating to Austin and finally in Dallas In 1991 he and Martha returned home to Trenton. He and the men he worked with at IBM continued meeting each other after retiring. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Trenton. David was loved and will be missed.
He is survived by sons, Jerry Brooks and wife Joy of Denison and Keith Brooks and wife Gloria of Sherman; daughter, Darlene Humphries of Commerce; grandson, Beau Brooks and his wife Amy and their daughter Ella; and granddaughter Dakota Brooks; numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and Martha Lynn Brooks, his wife of 47 years.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, Whitewright, Texas. Officiating the service will be Rev. Joshua Crutchfield. Burial will follow at Pilot Grove Cemetery in Pilot Grove, Texas. Pallbearers will be Jim Leinart, Bernard Wallace, Russell Wallace, Gary Wallace, Frank Dockery, and Tony Dockery. Honorary Pallbearers will be IBM Men.
Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Saturday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Saturday, November 7, 2015` from 10:00am until service time at 11:00am at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Whitewright, Texas.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the donors choice.