Community Living | Coupon | Police Scanner | E-News Signup | Archives | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Have a HOT TIP? Call 704-276-6587 Or E-mail us At
Advanced Search
Lincoln Herald | Lincolnton, NC

home : obituaries : obituaries July 8, 2020

4/26/2020 6:35:00 PM
William Monroe Brooks
May 12, 1938 - April 26, 2020

NEWTON, N.C. - William Monroe Brooks, 81, of Newton passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at his residence.

He was born May 12, 1938 in Catawba County to the late Howard and Naomi Thornburg Brooks. William retired after 30 years of service with Lee Industries, was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Newton and enjoyed collecting antique cars.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Martha Propst Brooks; son, Robby Lee Brooks; sister, Alice Rebecca Wilson and son-in-law, Grady Benfield.

Those left to cherish his memory are son Terry Brooks of Newton; daughter Loujean Benfield of Newton; sister Kathy Brooks and husband Lynn Tallant of Newton; grandchildren Cameron Gosnell, Chris Brooks (Verna), Brandy Benfield, Amanda Brooks (Simon Mejia) and Matthew Brooks (Amber); and many great-grandchildren.

A memorial service for immediate family to celebrate William’s life will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 in the Chapel of Bennett Funeral Service in Newton. Rev. Don Sigmon will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.

Condolences may be sent to the Brooks family at

Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, N.C. is serving the Brooks family.

1 - Court Street Grill 300

Have Us E-mail You The Latest News
Click Here

Your #1 Local Source for News, Sports, Opinion, Obituaries, Religion, Classifieds, Events, Photos, Community, Coupons, and more!

Serving Lincoln, Catawba, Gaston and Cleveland counties including the areas of Lincolnton, Denver, Maiden, Stanley, Alexis, Vale, Crouse, Iron Station, High Shoals and Cherryville.

Not a newspaper, not a magazine, we’re online – on your computer at home or work, on your smartphone… with news and more 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year including holidays.

To Make Sure You Always
Get The Latest Updates,
If You Haven’t Already:

Like Our Facebook Page and
Click On SEE FIRST at

Also Follow Us On Twitter 

1 - Court Street Grill 550

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

HomeNewsState NewsReligionOpinionSportsObituariesExtrasCommunityClassifiedsSubmitLife

Terms and Use | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Site Design and Content
Copyright Lincoln Herald, LLC 2011-2019


Software © 1998-2020 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved