OBITUARY: Andrew ‘Gene’ Eugene Brooks Sr.


Andrew “Gene” Eugene Brooks Sr., age 82 of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

Mr. Brooks was born in Portland, Tennessee on June 10, 1940 to the late Guy and Gladys Brooks.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Anne Laura Brooks; brothers, J.D. Brooks and Archie Brooks; sisters, Christine Edwards and Alice Chandler.

Mr. Brooks is survived by his sons; Anthony Ray (Annette) Brooks and Andrew (Niki) Brooks, Jr.; wife, Helen Brooks; grandchildren; Dustin Brooks, Alexi Brooks, Tiffany Brooks, Brandon Brooks, Anthony (Chelsea) Brooks, Jr., and Joshua Brooks; 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard (Mary) Brooks and Charles (Kaye) Brooks.

Funeral Services were Sunday, December 18th, 2022 at 1 PM from the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home at Hendersonville with Pastor Doug Spain officiating. Interment will follow the service at Green Grove Cemetery in Hartsville, Tennessee with Brandon Brooks, Anthony Brooks, Jr., Dustin Brooks, Rob Gourley, John Drake, and Anthony Brooks, Sr. serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family was Saturday, December 17th from 3 PM to 7 PM and Sunday, December 18th from 11 AM until time of service at 1 PM.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Hendersonville, 108 Monthaven Blvd., Hendersonville, TN 37075, 615-265-8535, obit line, 615-758-8818,


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