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Boyd Owen Brooks

March 22, 1922 June 9, 2008
Boyd Owen Brooks
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Obituary for Boyd Owen Brooks

Boyd Owen Brooks, 86 of Clinton, MD, died Monday, June 9, 2008 at his daughter's, Syliva, home.He was born Wednesday, March 22, 1922 in Huntingtown, MD to the late Herbert Brooks and the late Jeanette Mackall Brooks.  Boyd attended public school in Calvert County.  He was a carpenter and a cement finisher by trade.  Because of his trade, he relocated to New York and later returned to Baltimore.He was married to the late Helen Heigh Brooks.Boyd was a loving father and a hard worker.  He worked faithfully until his health prevented him from doing so.  Those who loved him will always remember him as a kind and fun-loving person.Boyd's wives Gretrude Greenfield and Marie Redding Brooks, a brother, John Robert Brooks, and two grandsons, Christopher Vaughn and Glenndell Brooks preceded him in death.Surviving are his wife, Emiliae; a devoted daughter, Sylvia Brooks Boyd (Andrew); a granddaughter, Sequawa Jones; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Valerie Fletcher and Zora Brooks Thomas (James); a sister-in-law, Annie Brooks; special friends, Denise Holt and Ethel Mitchell and her family; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends .Memorial services were held at St. Johns Baptist Church of Marshall Height S. E., Washington, D.C.with Rev. Dr.  Charles B. Jackson officiating.Interment was private


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