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Jean B. Brooks

Jean-BrooksJean B. Brooks, age 68, of Cove, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 in in Mena.

She was born May 3, 1945 in Carlsbad New Mexico to the late Milton F. Birchell and the late Peggy Justice Birchell. She was happily married to Boyd Douglas “Doug” Brooks for many years and was of the Baptist faith. Jean was a medical coder in the medical industry and was deeply loved by her family and will be greatly missed by them and a host of friends.

She is survived by husband Doug Brooks of Cove, Arkansas; son Kerry Crawford and wife Glenda of Bella Vista, Arkansas; grandchildren Michael Crawford, Jennifer Crawford, Dylan Scott, Jacob Scott and Breanna Scott.

She was preceded in death by her parents Milton and Peggy Birchell; a brother Wayne Birchell; and a daughter Amy Brooks Williams.

Graveside services will be Friday, February 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Bentonville Cemetery in Bentonville, Arkansas with Brother Randy Willis officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans Associations of America.

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