James Frank Brookins



James Frank Brookins, 83, of Eagle Point, Ore., passed away June 17, 2008.



A memorial service will be held at the Eagle Point National Cemetery on June 23, 2008 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Rick Cook of the VFW Post 6184, Brownsboro Community Church officiating.



James was born on March 5, 1925 in San Francisco, Calif., to parents, Harry and Irene Brookins. He served in the U.S. Navy. James married Anna Palembas on May 2, 1953 in Inglewood, Calif., and they moved to Eagle Point in August of 1966. James was a career mechanic. His hobbies included snowmobiling, antique cars and fishing. He was a member of the VFW Eagle Point Post 6184, Rogue Snowmobile Club, Eagle Point Grange and the Kaizer Club.



Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Anna; sons, Thomas J. and Gary L.; four grandchildren, Chelsa Brookins of Eagle Point, Whitney Brookins DeWolf of Beaverton, Ore., Emily Brookins of Central Point, and Rachell Brookins of Corvallis. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Harry and Roy.



Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post 6184 or ACCESS, Inc. Arrangements entrusted to Conger~Morris Funeral Directors, Medford 772-7111.