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Juanita (Callahan) Brooks

January 17, 1926 — November 11, 2020

Funeral service for Juanita (Callahan) Brooks, 94 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

She was born on January 17, 1926 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma to Elizabeth (Shook) Callahan and Benjamin Callahan and passed away on November 11, 2020 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. She was married to Joe Dean Brooks on February 18, 1943 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on September 11, 2015. Mrs. Brooks was a cook for Mars Cafe and was renowned for her coconut pies.

Survivors are:

2 daughters: Linda McKinney and Mike of Sallisaw, OK and Donna Kury of Sallisaw, OK;

4 sons: Rex Brooks of Sallisaw, OK, Jim Brooks and Takie of Sallisaw, OK, Eddie Joe Brooks and Sylvia of Sallisaw, OK and Clifton Brooks and Debbie of Sallisaw, OK;

12 grandchildren: Rex Dale Brooks, Todd Wayne McKinney, Timmy Joe McKinney, Michael Lee McKinney, Gary Dale Brooks, Jimie Williams, Jason Brooks, Nathan Brooks, Joe Davis Brooks, Kathy Ozeroglu, Justin Brooks and Cody Brooks;

numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren;

other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, granddaughter: Shawna, parents, 2 sisters: Netta and Venia and 5 brothers: Roy, Raymond, Brice, Paten and Bill Murray Callahan.

Active Pallbearers will be Jason Brooks, Nathan Brooks, Joe Davis Brooks, Justin Brooks, Cody Brooks, Gary Dale Brooks, Rex Dale Brooks and Timmy Joe McKinney.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Michael Lee McKinney and Todd Wayne McKinney.

Viewing will be 10 am – 8 pm Thursday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw where the family will greet 6 – 8 pm.

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