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Michael Odell Brooks

Obituary for Michael Odell Brooks

March 16, 1951 - May 30, 2021
Dumfries, Virginia | Age 70


Michael Odell Brooks, 70 of Dumfries, Virginia, gained his wings on Sunday, May 30, 2021, and went on to be with the Lord.

Michael (Mike) was born March 16, 1951, in Bells, Tennessee, to Ms. Flora Brooks and the late Mr. Cleveland Weatherspoon. Mike attended school in Bells, Tennessee. He enlisted with the United States Marine Corp. for several years. Mike was employed with Aluet Management Services of Fort Belvoir, Virginia until his death.

Mike enjoyed collecting coins and watching action and suspense movies. He also loved helping others, but above all, family was the most important thing to Mike, especially his children and grandchildren, and he loved spending time with them.

Mike leaves behind to cherish his memory: his wife, Debra Beason-Brooks (Dumfries, VA); his daughter, Cynthia Lake (Smyrna, TN); sons, Maurice Brooks (Humboldt, TN); and Octavious Brooks (Baltimore, MD); his mother, Ms. Flora Brooks; six sisters, Denise Mack, Frances Manka, Marilyn Pendleton, Paula Lindsey, Audrey, and Tabitha Mills; two brothers, William Brooks and Ray Mills; 26 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Mike was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Cleveland Weatherspoon, a special aunt, Ms. Shirley Brooks, and a brother, Tony Brooks.

A memorial is being held in Mike's honor from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021 at Ames Funeral Home, 8914 Quarry Road, Manassas, VA 20110.

The funeral home will be following Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced.

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