Mr. Hollis Elvin Brooks, 89, of Blevins, passed away, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, in Houston, Texas.

Mr. Hollis Elvin Brooks, 89, of Blevins, passed away, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, in Houston, Texas. Mr. Brooks was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Blevins, to Ira T. Brooks and Esther White Brooks. He was retired from W.K.M Valve Company in Houston, Texas, as a machinist supervisor and a US Army Veteran of World War II. While living in Arkansas, Mr. Brooks was a member of the Bruce Memorial United Methodist Church in Blevins, living in Texas he was a member of the St. John's United Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 59 years of marriage, Mrs. Geneva Whitlow Brooks, who passed away in 2006; two brothers, Dale and Arlis Brooks; and two sisters, Chloe Hugg and Mozelle Steed. Survivors include his son, Jimmy Brooks and wife Maribeth of Richmond, Texas; daughter, Bonnie Sue Prince and husband Ronnie of Nederland, Texas; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The Brooks Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope. Funeral service for Mr. Brooks, 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, at Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jimmy Teeter will officiate. Burial will follow in Marlbrook Cemetery in Blevins. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. The online guestbook is at www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com.