Mavis Neal Brooks

Mavis Neal Brooks

Mavis Neal Brooks, 85, of Gretna died Saturday, November 30, 2019 at her residence.

Born April 16, 1934 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt Neal and Lillie Maude Burks Neal Berger. She was predeceased by her husband, Gilmore Brooks; one brother, Reuben Neal; and one sister, Gladys Franklin. Mrs. Brooks retired as a bus driver for Pittsylvania County Schools after 46 years of service and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Gretna Branch. She enjoyed working in her garden, sewing, crocheting and driving her school bus.

She is survived by four sons, Ronnie Brooks and wife Donna of Gretna, Michael Brooks and wife Kathy of Gretna, Kenneth Brooks and wife, Candy of Gretna, and Timothy Brooks of Stokesdale, NC; one brother, John Neal of Gretna; one sister, Nancy Reese and husband Bill of Gretna; three grandchildren, Tommy Brooks and wife, Misty, Michelle Clay and husband, Eric and Jonathan Mayhew and wife, Georgina; six great grandchildren, Maverick Brooks, Remington Brooks, Ryder Brooks, Declan Clay, Gabrielle Mayhew and Tyler Mayhew.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, December 2, 2019 at Colbert-Moran Chapel by Rev. R.G. Rowland and Alfred Lester. Burial will follow in the Tate Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, December 2, 2019 at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and other times will be at the residence.

Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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