Marvin Brooks

Marvin Isaac Brooks, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in a local hospital. He was born in Cleveland, Tenn., and grew up in Bonny Oaks Childrens home. Mr. Brooks was a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Cothran Brooks, mother, Lela R. Brooks; and a brother, Jesse Leonard Brooks. Survivors include two sons, Paul Brooks and Ken Brooks and his wife, Judi; one daughter, Kay Brooks, all of East Ridge; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road with the Rev. Al Miller Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231. Please share your thoughts and memories at

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