Levi Harrison Brooks
- Born: 28 Oct 1888
- Marriage (1): Stella Pearl Mead on 20 Mar 1910
- Died: 14 May 1948 at age 59
- Buried: Orchard Knob Cemetery, Alton, Crawford County, Indiana, USA
BROOKS, Levi H.
Died May 14, 1947, Alton, Indiana.
Alton - Levi H. Brooks, son of Lyman and
Rosey Brooks, was born on October 28, 1888, near here, and died unexpectedly at
his home on May 14, at the age of 59 years.
He served in the U.S. Army during
World War 1. At the time of his death, he was serving as trustee of Boone
On March 20, 1918, he was married to Stella Mead, of Perry County.
To this union was born: Robert, Ivan, Mildred and Joseph.
Those who preceded
him in death were his parents, a sister, Elsie; a brother, Samuel, and a son,
Robert, who was killed in World War II, in action on Bataan, Philippine
He is survived by his wife and four children, Mrs Robert Fullenwider,
of a former marriage; Ivan, Mildred and Joseph, all of Alton; two brother, Hiram
Brooks, of Alton, and William Brooks, of Cape Sandy; two sisters, Mrs Bertha
Purcell, of Bacon, and Mrs Rachel Campbell, of Alton; also six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Alton Baptist Church on Sunday, May 16. Burial
was in Orchard Knob cemetery, near Alton. The Rev Jean
Noted events in his life were:
• Military: WW I - US Army.
Levi married Stella Pearl Mead on 20 Mar 1910. (Stella Pearl Mead was born on 23 Dec 1895, died on 10 Jan 1986 and was buried in Orchard Knob Cemetery, Alton, Crawford County, Indiana, USA.)