Grover Emory Brooks

Published 9:51 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Grover Emory Brooks, 75, died on Feb. 8, 2020. He was the son of the late Eleanor Gregory and Robert M. Brooks.

Grover served in the Army National Guard, was formerly a Chesapeake police officer and last worked for Jennette Brothers in Elizabeth City, N.C., before retiring to Edenton, N.C.

He is survived by his wife, Betty M. Brooks, of Edenton; son, Joseph Brooks (Stephanie), of Chesapeake; daughter, Edith B. Armstrong (David), of Columbia N.C.; grandchildren, Jordan, Ashley and Bailey Brooks; and a brother-in-law, Jimmy Monds (Kitt); and several nieces and nephews.

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A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk. Condolences may be registered at