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Brighten Koda Brooks
April 16, 2005 - January 7, 2022

Brighten Koda Brooks

Brighten Koda Brooks

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Brighten Koda Brooks, a resident of Mount Vernon, Alabama, passed away Friday, January 07, 2022. He was 16 years old. Brighten was born April 16, 2005 to Lisa Harris and Tony Brooks. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, he loved his coon dogs, he enjoyed Alabama football, and most importantly, he loved his family. Brighten has a special bond with all of his siblings, but especially his special needs sibling. His girlfriend, Angel, also held a special place in his heart. He was always very outgoing and was always fun to be around. He had a strong work ethic and loved to joke around. Brighten was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Brighten was preceded in death by his Nana, Edith Brooks; his Papa, Frank Brooks; grandmother, Grace P. Rivers; niece, Maddi; aunts, Little Grace and Tina Halisha; and cousin, Brian, Jr.

Those left behind to forever and always and a day cherish his memory include his mother, Lisa Ann Sullivan; stepfather, Jackie Jones; father, Tony Hybert Brooks; stepmother, Lisa Brooks; grandparents, Earline Rivers, Newell Rivers, Elizabeth Smith, and John C. Harris; girlfriend, Angel Roberts; eight sisters, Kayla (Patrick), Destiny Brianna (Bruce, Sr.), Annalis, Mary-Alice, Jazmyne, Savanna, Brandy, and Halisha; eight brothers, Christopher (Sky), Brandon (Dulce), Sheldon, Jabbo, Jr., Charles, Jr., Bruce, Jr., Phillip, Jr., Patrick, and Gage (Maci); aunts and uncles, Rebecca, John, Jr., Brent, Sr., Bruce, Sr., Brian, Sr., TommyJoe (Nana), Alice, Jo Siah, Grace, Jasper, Will, Jayson, and Dewitt Carter; best friends, Shawna, Shanta, Cameron, Kaden, and Aiden; and other relatives and friends.

A wake will be held for Brighten from 6pm until 9pm Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Freeman Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11am Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Freeman Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Waite officiating. Burial will follow in Byrd Cemetery. Online condolences may be given at www.freemancitronelle.com. Freeman Funeral Home - Citronelle, Alabama

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home
19180 North Center Street
Citronelle, AL  36522
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Funeral Service
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
11:00 AM
Freeman Funeral Home
19180 North Center Street
Citronelle, AL  36522
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Byrd Cemetery
Coy Smith Highway
Mount Vernon, AL  36560
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  1. Darlene Smith
    My prayers are with you at this time 🙏
  2. Deanna Harris Macks
    To my niece and her family. May God wrap his loving arms around you all during this difficult time and give you peace and comfort today,tomorrow and the days to come.Prayers for you all. My love goes out to all of you.
  3. Misty Smith(Bruce Sr)&Our kid’s Bruce Jr, Shawna&Shelby
    Brighten was a amazing smart caring loving person His Family meant the world to him we love you so much brighten you meant so much to Bruce Jr Shawna Shelby and myself Prayers To Lisa and family yall are all in mine and the girls prayers and the rest of family
    *You wings were ready but our hearts weren’t* Fly High *.
  4. Ian M Sanders
    Brighten words can't fathom the way we feel right now. When we met you were so in awe at your personality and mannerism. We loved your sweet smile and politeness.We so enjoyed having you at our home. You watch over us in Heaven. Aden will miss you so very much but don't worry. Y'all will always have each other's back. We love you baby ❤️💔
  5. Daniel sherer
    he was a very good friend of mine he will be missed very much but i don't think of this a good bye but more of a see you later
  6. April ( Cameron) Johnston
    To meet this young man is to absolutely love him. He was so respectful and wise beyond his years. He was very loving, caring and always thinking of others first. Heaven has gained an absolute angel. Rest in Heaven sweet friend.
  7. LaNell Domagala
    May God give peace and comfort to you and your family in the days to come. So sorry for your loss.
  8. LaNell Smith Domagala
    May God give you and your family peace and comfort at this time and the the days to come. So sorry for your loss.
  9. Tonya
    So very sorry for your loss. Sending Prayers for healing and lots of love.
    If you need anything, just let me know.
    Love y’all.
  10. Hope Coaker
    Our grandson Gary, considered Brighten one of his closest friends.
    Prayers are with all of you at this time.
    Sincerest sympathy,

    Lynn, Hope and Gary Coaker
  11. Leslie Miller
    My Thoughts and Prayers are with you Lisa , Chris , Family & Friends . May God give all of you the Strength and Courage that you need at this Heartbreaking time . RIP Brighton , so young but God needed you for reason unknown to all whom love you here on earth . Love and Hugs to all of you , I am truly sorry for the loss of your precious son , brother.
  12. Savanah Stuckey
    Brighten was an amazing person. I'll never forget the night we stayed up until 5am in the campground just talking about life. I'll miss you forever, buddy. Take care of everyone up there.

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