Lowell Lee Brooks

June 3, 1962 - April 7, 2012

Lowell Lee Brooks, age 49, of Allen, Texas passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012. He was born June 3, 1962 in Dallas, Texas to Larry Duane Brooks and Frankaleen (Bushfield) Brooks. Lowell grew up in Garland, where he graduated from North Garland High School in 1980. He received his bachelor degree in engineering in 1984 from Texas A&M University where he met his wife, Carol Ann Hartzog.  They were married on March 22, 1986 in Rio Hondo, Texas.  Lowell worked for Motorola Solutions as a systems engineer. He loved life and had an interest in many things, but spending time with his family was the most important to him. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Allen.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann Brooks, of Allen, Texas; children, Samantha Brooks of Austin, Texas, Ethan Brooks of Austin, Texas and Addie Brooks of Allen, Texas; parents, Larry and Frankie Brooks of Celina, Texas; brother, Steve Brooks of Lewisville, Texas and a host of other family and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2012, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Mary Martin officiating. A remembrance gathering will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas.  Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Chelsea, Oklahoma.


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Carol Ann, I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm sending hugs to you and your children. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Love you, Darlene Darlene D. Lundeen, April 14, 2012 Lowell was such a wonderful cousin; he was someone that I looked forward to visiting with every time he came up to Oklahoma. He had an amazing zest for life, and was so pleasant to talk to, everyone loved being around him. Lowell was a favorite of mine, I so enjoyed talking to him about airplanes and all the gadgets that he would bring up with him. He truly was an uplifting, jovial and charismatic individual who we all loved so very much. Larry, Plinky, Carol Ann, Sam, Ethan, and Addie your son, husband and father was someone I looked up to my entire life. He will be greatly missed and was one of a kind. You are in my thoughts and prayers and my heart goes out to each one of you. Please know that I tried everything I could to be there. Love, Brad Bradley Scott Foster, April 14, 2012 We spoke to Lowell often at the help desk. He will be missed. Our sympathies to the family Nelson MOTOROLA, April 13, 2012 Frankaleen and family-We are so sorry for the loss of your son. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray that God will wrap his loving arms around all of you and give you comfort. Jim & Barbara Moreland, April 13, 2012 We are struck with shock and sorrow on hearing of your loss. We are glad we were able to spend the little time we did with Lowell Lee. Please accept our condolences as the small expression of grief that words cannot express. Michael & Bette Sherrill, April 13, 2012 I had the chance to work with Lowell a number of times. He was always very nice and very professional. We at Motorola will miss him very much. Mario Di Pasquo, April 13, 2012 Lowell and I only worked together for a a short time, but in that time I could see what a fine man he was and how much he loved his family. He made a tense situation more bareable for which I will be forever grateful. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Debbie Klehr, April 13, 2012 We are so, very sorry for your loss of Lowell, he was a loving, caring family man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and we pray for the Lord's strength and comfort for you'all as we all morn his passing and clebrate his life. Scott & Elisa Holdridge & Family, April 13, 2012 Ethan and Mrs. Brooks, So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Necia Simkins, April 12, 2012 Lowell was a dear nephew to us. We loved him so very much, as you all do. May God wrap his arms around all of you and help heal your hearts. He was a joy to watch grow up into the fine man, son, husband and father he became. We always will remember him for his loving ways. He was a bright light in the world. Aunt Johnice and Uncle Jim Holdridge, April 12, 2012 To my sweet family, May our Lord cover you with His strength and amazing grace during this difficult time. Even though you are far away our hearts and prayers are with you today and the days to come. We love you all and Lowell will forever be in our memories. Donna Marie, Roger and family Donna Marie Owen, April 12, 2012 What a wonderful son, husband, father and friend. Please take comfort in knowing how much Lowell was loved here on earth and how much more so he is loved in Heaven by our Lord and Father. I am praying that God will put his hand on you and guide you through this difficult journey. I know how proud Lowell was of his SEA of Brooks. Remember this in your darkest hours. All my love- Kelli Pearson, April 11, 2012 We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. The Dunfee's Sue Dunfee, April 11, 2012 Lowell was one of the first people I worked with upon joining Motorola (Symbol Technologies at the time). I have memories of a fine man and a valued member of our team. Please accept my deep condolences to your family. You will all be in my prayers. Kelly Jackson, April 11, 2012 Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please let us know if we can watch Addie for you, or if Addie just needs to come play with Randi. Clint and Wendy Wilson, April 11, 2012 I was on maternity leave after having my first child when Lowell really helped me out. He personally delivered my paycheck to me so that I would not have to wait for it to be mailed. Whenever Frankie mentioned him, I always thought of that. Thank you Lowell! Traci Glenn, April 11, 2012 Larr,Frankie,and family - We are so sorry to hear about your son's death. Our hearts go out to you in this difficult time, and may God's grace bring you comfort and peace. Thinking of you, Bill and Pam Pamela Jones, April 11, 2012 You will be missed. Our hearts go out to Carol Ann & ht eKids, you will be in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless Don & Kathy West, April 11, 2012 I have had the pleasure to work with Lowell for several years at Motorola. He was great to work with and a pleasure to visit about non-work activities as well. I remember an evening we had him and Larry Ellison over to our home for dinner here in Arkansas while they were working with me on a Walmart project. It was a very good time. I was extremely shocked and sad to hear of his passing. All the family and friends are in my prayers. Terry D Bryan, April 11, 2012 Carol Ann, I didn't have the pleasure of meeting Lowell but I know if he he loved you, he was special. I pray that the Lord keeps you safe in his arms. I'm praying for you. Lydia Robles Noyola, April 11, 2012 I am so sorry for your family’s loss. Lowell was a fine man and a role model for us at Motorola. He was a good friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you, and I pray God’s blessings and comfort for you and your family. Chuck Roark, April 11, 2012 Lowell - you will be fondly remembered for your fun-loving nature, your zest for life and your love for your family. You will be missed my friend! To Carol Ann, Samantha, Ethan and Addie - I am so sorry for your loss and for the hurt that accompanies it. I am praying for God to bless you with peace and comfort. Please let me know if I can help in any way. Love to you all. Daren Chastain, April 10, 2012