Clipped From The Paris News
Ben F. Brooks CI^RKSVILLE — Ben F. Brooks of Bagwell died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Red River Haven Nursing Home at Bogata. He was a former State Representative from Red River County for the 2lst and 22nd sessions of the Texas Legislature. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Bagwell with burial in Detroit Cemetery by Jolley's Funeral Home. Mr. Brooks was born Aug. 23.1889. in Oak Grove, son of J. F. and Lula Stephens Brooks. He was a retired rancher and postmaster at Bagwell. His wife preceded him in death in September. 1978. Survivors include a son. Phil Brooks of Bagwell: two daughters. Mrs. James L. Campbell of Richardson and Miss Fran Brooks of Bagwell: and four grandchildren. The family will receive friends 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.