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Miriam Sorrow Brooks

October 31, 1935 — April 15, 2020

Miriam Sorrow Brooks

Mrs. Miriam Estelle Sorrow Brooks, 84, of Miller Drive, Elberton, wife of the late Lewis Gene Brooks, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at her residence.

Mrs. Brooks was born October 31, 1935 in Oglethorpe County, GA to Henry N. Sorrow and Mary Estelle "Mama Essie" Smith Sorrow. She was a retired insurance agent for American General and worked at Elberton Walmart.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Ed and Valerie Brooks of Elberton, GA, Mike and Ivy Brooks of Elberton, GA; sister: Nancy Sorrow Harwell of Fayetteville, GA; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by sisters: Geneva Moore, Mary Lou Harris, Annie Sorrow and brothers: Henry Taylor Sorrow, William Thomas Sorrow, Quinton Sorrow and Harvey Sorrow.

Private memorial services to celebrate her life will be held at later date. Interment will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested please make memorials in her memory to T.J. & Friends Foundation, PO Box 6161 Elberton, GA 30635, Assembly Church of Hartwell, 1128 Liberty Hill Church Rd. Hartwell, GA 30643 or Elbert County Volunteer Fire Department 114 Mahoney Dr. Elberton, GA 30635.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Miriam Estelle Sorrow Brooks.

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