American Veteran 04

Fermon Brookshire

August 17, 1934 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 85)


Fermon Brookshire, age 85 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday, October 11, 2019 at his residence. Funeral Services will be held at 3 pm Sunday October 13, 2019 in the Little Davenport Chapel, The Rev. David Skinner and Rev. Gary Coffee will officiate and internment will follow in the Sardis Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday October 12 from 4 to 8 pm.

Mr. Brookshire was born August 17, 1934 in Forsyth County Georgia to the late Jessie and Lula Gravitt Brookshire, He served in the US Army in the Korean war. He also worked at Georgia Chair Company and with the Georgia Department of Transportation. He was a born again Christian and attended several local churches of the years.

In addition to his parents Mr. Brookshire was preceded in death by wives, Blanche (Parks) Brookshire of 10 years and Winnie (Garrett) Brookshire of 47 years, twin brothers, Ray and Clay Brookshire and Granddaughter, Angie Brookshire.

Survivors include son and daughter in law, Randall and Deborah Brookshire of Gainesville, Doug Brookshire of Cumming, daughter and son in law, Anita and Gary Smith of Cleveland, daughter and son in law, Nona and Richard Turk of Gainesville. Grandchildren Ryan (Mistie) Brookshire, Keith (Liz) Brookshire, Mary (Chris) Wingo, Cody (Brittany) Brookshire, Suzanna (Alex) Brookshire, Amber (Stephen) Hopper, Alan (Cassie) Smith, Ethan Smith and Macy Turk as well as 11 Great grandchildren; Brother and sister in law, James and Ruby Brookshire of Gainesville and a host of other relatives of the Parks and Garrett families.

The family would like to thank the staff of Autumn Breeze Assisted Living for the loving care given to our Dad over the past several years.

Those desiring to leave online condolences can do so at

Little Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory 355 Dawsonville Hwy. Gainesville, Ga. 30501

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October 12, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

Funeral Service
October 13, 2019

3:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

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