Sandra Upton Brooks

Sandra Upton Brooks, 67, a Clarksdale resident who was retired from Dr. Gates’ Veterinary Hospital, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Methodist University in Memphis, Tenn.

Survivors include two sons, Christopher Shannon Brooks and Brandon Brooks, both of Clarksdale; a daughter, Michelle Brooks Gabucci (Chris) of Seneca, Mo.; her father, Paul Eugene Upton of Memphis; a brother, Paul Anthony Upton of Memphis; and four grandchildren, Savannah Gabucci, Aaron Gabucci, Emily Brooks and Annabel Brooks.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Robbie Jean Upton; and a brother, Mark Upton.

Visitation will be held this Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Clarksdale Baptist Church with a funeral service starting at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.


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