Delilah Baber Brooks, age 69 of Pinebluff passed away  Friday  (August 19,2016) in Pigeon Forge, TN.

 

Funeral services will be  11:00 AM   Saturday  at Deep Creek Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Jerry Wilson. Burial will follow in Pinebluff Cemetery.

 

Born in Lee County on June 19, 1947 she was a daughter of the late Lester and Alice Mae Purvis Baber. She was a graduate of Sandhills Community College and worked for Kolcraft for over 18 years.

 

Delilah was known by many for her musical talent. She was an accomplished piano player and also enjoyed singing. She belonged to a group who visited area nursing homes and shared her music with the local residents.

 

She is survived by: her husband Paul Brooks; daughter Tammy Bryant and husband Samuel of Red Springs; son Chris Brooks and wife Donna of Pinebluff; sister Debra Ritter of Biscoe; brother Danny Baber of Robbins; grandchildren Jonathan, Ryan, Amanda and Jacob; great grandchildren Talon, Riley and Bentley.

 

The family will receive friends from  6:00 – 8:00 PM   Friday  at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines and other times at the home of Chris and Donna Brooks 345 N. Cherry Street, Pinebluff .

 

The Brooks family request that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Paul or Chris  to help with needed expenses.

Online condolences may be made at PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Paul, you’re a good man and we up north now you’re a hurting. You and all your family, immediate and extended are in our thoughts.

    With love, Freddie, Ramona, Erika, Andy, and Aunt Helga (Oma).

  2. Our prayers are with the entire family! Delilah will be missed greatly! Her piano playing was wonderful! I know she’s in heaven playing the piano with my mom, Estelle Russ who is playing the organ as well! I can hear the music now! Gods blessings on the B

  3. To Paul & Family: I am so sorry for your loss. Will keep everyone in my prayers.

    I remember Delilah’s singing and how she could really play the piano. She will me missed by many.

  4. Paul, Tammy, Chris, Debbie and Danny,

    Tommy and I are so sorry to hear of Delilah’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.

    Alma and Tommy Privette

  5. So very sorry to hear of Delilah’s passing. I always admired her musical talent. Praying that God will comfort this family.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Delilah’s passing as I know she will be so missed by her family and friends. She and I were classmates for 12 years and graduated in the Class of 65 Elise High School, Robbins, N. C. She was my piano duet partner and we spent many

  7. Paul, I was shocked to see the obituary. Delilah looked so well at the class reunion in October of last year. I considered her a classmate and a dear friend. She had incredible talent on the piano. I will always remember our school days and the class of 6

  8. I am so sorry to hear of Delilah’s passing. We were in the same 1965 graduating class from Elise. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May the Good Lord comfort your hearts during this sad time.

  9. Delilah was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met. I was blessed to be able to spend some time with her shortly before she passed. I will always think of her fondly and with love. She was a great friend to our family! We will meet again Delilah……

  10. BECAUSE WE CARE A MESSAGE OF COMFORT FOR YOU OUR HEARTFELT THOUGHTS GO OUT TO YOU TODAY WITH MORE CONCERN AND SYMPATHY THAN WE COULD EVER SAY. WE HOPE THIS SPECIAL LOVE BRINGS WILL HELP TO SEE YOU THOUGH, AND THAT TIME WILL BRING YOU BRIGHTER DAYS, BECAUS

  11. To the Brooks family: Please accept my sincere condolences and deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear loved one. Death is such a tragedy for all of us, and when it touches us personally, it’s sometimes difficult to find the comfort that we search for.

  12. TO PAUL AND FAMILY, ROBERT AND I WILL MISS DELILAH SO MUCH.SHE PLAYED IN OUR WEDDING IN 1967 AND SOMEHOW GOD PUT US BACK TOGETHER AT DEEP CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH . HER VOICE AND PIANO PLAYING WOULD MOVE THE HEARTS OF ALL THAT HEARD HER. SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL P

  13. Dear Paul and family. I am so sorry for the loss of your precious wife and mother. I am so sorry that we were out of town and was not able to attend the service. Please know that those who care for you share your loss. Much love and sympathy. Anna Sheppar

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