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Jennie (Burke) Brooks

July 19, 1935 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 84)

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Jennie Burke Brooks, age 84 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020.

Born in Helen, Georgia on July 19, 1935, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter of the late Linton and Mary Julia Russell Burke.  Mrs. Brooks was a head teller with First National Bank, later retiring from United Community Bank.  She enjoyed reading, crocheting and word finds.  Mrs. Brooks was a member of Macedonia Methodist Church and Order of The Eastern Star Yonah Chapter 405.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brooks is preceded in death by her husband Richard “Buddy” Brooks and siblings Nora Anderson, Wilborn Burke, Douglas Burke, John Burke, Mary Lou Westmoreland, William Burke, Laraine Canup and Gene Burke.

Survivors include daughter and son in law Jill B. and Ricky Campbell of Clarkesville, grandson Michael Campbell of Los Angeles, California, granddaughters Jennie Rose Campbell of Clarkesville and Kelsie Elizabeth Campbell of Clarkesville, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

In consideration of public health and safety, private graveside services will be held at Hillside Gardens Cemetery on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

An online guest book is available for the Brooks family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256

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Hillside Gardens Cemetery
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

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