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405 Alleghany Street
PO Box 12
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Phone: (540) 862-4157
Fax: (540) 862-5723
Gail Brookman

Gail Brookman

Friday, June 2nd, 1944 - Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Gail Garland Donovan Brookman, age 76, of 346 Lauren Kay Lane, Covington, Virginia died Monday, June 22, 2020 at 526 E. Kline Street in Covington.
Gail was born June 2, 1944 in Alleghany County, Virginia to the late Willard S. and Clelia Virginia Kitt Donovan. She was a homemaker throughout her life and a production worker for Purdue Farms in Bridgewater. She attended the Word of Life Ministries Church and was a big Washington Redskins fan. She was a perfect mother, a kind and loving person, and always giving of herself.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell W. Brookman, Sr.; a son, Russell Willard “Bucky” Brookman, Jr.; a sister, Barbara Chaplin; a brother, Willard Donovan; and a niece and nephew.
She is survived by five daughters, Patricia DePriest and husband Roger, Teresa DePriest and boyfriend Kenny Keyser; Connie Contreras, Constance Parr, and Virginia Nuckols and husband Gary, all of Covington; two sisters, Betty Loan and Celia “Reddie” Reynolds, both of Clifton Forge; seventeen grandchildren; thirty-six great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge with Reverend Edith Snedegar officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge. Pallbearers will be Dean DePriest, Jr., Joshua DePriest, Matthew DePriest, Donnie DePriest, Jr., Christopher Brookman, Arthur Lopez, Miguel Brookman and James Barber. The family will receive friends on Friday afternoon from 2:00 PM until the time of service at Nicely Funeral Home.
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Betty Loan

Posted at 12:56pm
Gail,We made so many memories together.There are two that made us laugh so hard.One was when I lost my shoe on the dance floor and when we watched Shriek the first movie we laughted and I remember when I ask if you wanted to watch and your reply was I don't to watch a kids cartoon.Thank goodness all that was on tv was reruns otherwise we probably would watched.Sis ,I have lot's more memories but will share with family.Will miss you terribly but I know you are at peace now.Love you forever.Your Sister Betty.

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Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. We love you Connie and Family.
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