WINDER - Talmadge Brooks, 81, died Monday, October 15, 2012.
A native of Commerce, he was the son of the late Walter and Bonnie Duncan Brooks. He was the retired owner of Brooks' Forklift Service and was a United States Air Force Veteran. Mr. Brooks was a member of Union Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Thompson Brooks, Winder; children, Sharon Brooks Brown, Conyers, Jeffrey Stephen Brooks, Jasper, and Tina Brooks Howe, Hoschton; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, from Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Powers officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Union Baptist Church Building Fund, 527 Union Church Rd., Winder, Georgia 30680.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.