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Obituary: Scottie Brooks

Mr. Scottie Brooks of Newark, Arkansas, departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at the age of 59. He was born April 24, 1960, in Newark, Arkansas the son of Carl Dean Brooks and Janice (Bridgeman) Brooks.

Mr. Brooks worked as a truck driver and he loved to go camping with his family. He would always be watching the Philadelphia Eagles play football. He also loved to go arrowhead hunting and collecting eagle memorabilia. He would spend most of his time fishing for catfish and enjoying the outdoors. His greatest love was time spent with his grandchildren.

Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his father; one brother Harold Brooks and one sister; Regina Brooks. Mr. Brooks is survived by one son, Scottie Dean Brooks, Jr. of Pfeiffer; three daughters; Kayla Dawn Church and Kortney Shutt, both of Sulphur Rock; Brianna Brooks, of Newark; two sister;  Carla Layne, of Oxford and Frankie Combs and husband, Buddy, of Diaz; his mother; Janice Brooks, of Newport; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at Jackson’s Newark Funeral Home.

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