Floral 07

Faye Joyce (Marquess) Brooks

July 5, 1939 ~ July 28, 2019 (age 80)


Faye Joyce Marquess Brooks, 80, of Madisonville, KY passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at her home.

She was born in Hopkins County, KY on July 5, 1939 to the late Bernice Lloyd Marquess and Joyce Alice Belcher Marquess. 

Mrs. Brooks was a lifelong member of Earlington United Methodist Church, was an Earlington High School alumnus, and had graduated from St. Thomas School of Nursing.

She was retired from Regional Medical Center where she had worked as a Registered Nurse.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William T.“Bill” Brooks and her brother, Jay Marquess.

Mrs. Brooks is survived by her two daughters: Joy Allison and her husband, Jack, of Madisonville, KY and Sheri Branon and her husband, Tim, of Madisonville, KY; two grandchildren: Tiffany Busenbark and Jake Allison; five great grandchildren: Ava Allison, Baylee Busenbark, Myla Busenbark, Brysten Busenbark, and Garrick Busenbark; and one niece.

Funeral services will be Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Earlington United Methodist Church in Earlington, KY with Bro. Marty Martinez officiating with Rev. Harry Todd assisting and burial to follow at West Lawn Cemetery in Hanson, KY.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY and from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Earlington United Methodist Church.

Pallbearers will be: Daniel Hartline, Huston Hartline, Mel Wyatt, Bennie Pendergraff, John Ray,  Malcolm Coffman, and John Favors.

Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Faye Joyce (Marquess) Brooks, please visit our floral store.


July 31, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410

August 1, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Earlington United Methodist Church (Earlington)

Funeral Service
August 1, 2019

11:00 AM
Earlington United Methodist Church (Earlington, KY)

© 2020 Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA