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Larry Vinson Brooks, age 69, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died June 7, 2019. Larry was a member of LaGuardo Methodist Church, where he served as steward.

He was a 1968 graduate of Wilson County High and a 1972 graduate of School of the Ozarks, Pointe Lookout, MO. Larry was employed by Big K (Walmart) for 25 years as the Shoe Department manager. He later retired from the State of Tennessee as a Fire Marshall and Blasting Investigator.

Larry was the son of the late, Alfred Brooks and Willie Mae Saddler. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Jamie Carver Brooks; grandmother, Maude “Granny” Saddler; sister, Meccie Threalkill, and brothers: Allen Brooks, Walter Brooks, Tony Saddler and Jeffrey Saddler.

He leaves to mourn his passing: brother, James (Maxine) Brooks; loving mother-in-law, Grace Carver; sisters-in-law: Jackie Carver, Thomessa Saddler, and Fatima Evans; special nephews: Anthony Saddler, Tristan Alexander, and Aiden Evans; uncles, James (Mae) Oldham and Curry Oldham; aunt, Katherine Garrett; several additional nieces and nephews; devoted cousins, Audrey Joyner and Joann Gaines (sitter); many other cousins and friends; and beloved pets, Niecy and Daisy.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Dr. Damond Bragg officiating. Interment will follow at Rutland Community Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be fellow State Fire Marshalls and friends. Flower ladies will be cousins and friends.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to services Wednesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com

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