Tony Wayne Brooks, 72 of Newnan passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022.
He was born July 24, 1950, in Newnan to the late Other and Elva Brooks. He was preceded in death by his older brother, Lanny Brooks, and sisters-in-law, Louise Brooks and Karren Brooks.
Wayne graduated in 1970 from Newnan High School and played on the basketball team. He received his LPN at Carroll Technical and did his training at Coweta General Hospital. He was a volunteer Fireman out of Sargent. He married the love of his life on March 19, 1972 and was married for 50 years. He loved sports and basketball. Wayne religiously donated to the American Red Cross and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jean Brooks; younger brother, Donny Brooks; sister-in-law's, Franklin and Mary Treadwell and Lonet Bennett; numerous nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckoon.com
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2022, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Rev. Tim Stitcher officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday, September 18, 2022, from 4-6 PM at McKoon Funeral Home 38 Jackson Street Newnan, GA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross PO Box 37839 Boone, IA 50037-0839 or www.redcross.org.
McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory (770) 253-4580.