Bobby “Brooks” Thorne
October 20, 1950 – October 17, 2016
WENDELL – Bobby “Brooks” Thorne, 65, was called home Monday. Brooks was born in Wilson County to the late Rossie Lee & Lillie Mae Thorne. He was a loving husband and good friend to many, many, people. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Bennie Lee Thorne, Lorna Gray Boykin & nephew, Dale Thorne.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Faye, son, Clay, grandson, Noah, special daughter-in-law, Anita May, special grandchildren, Dawson & Ava May, siblings, Geraldine Boykin, Daylon Thorne (Hilda), Judy Lewis (Spencer), several nieces & nephews.
Funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, at Stony Hill Free Will Baptist Church with visitation from 12:30 – 2 pm, prior to the service. Burial to follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery. Reverend Buddy Wagnon will officiate both services. After the interment the family will receive friends at the home.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net