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Lola E. Brooks, age 69, of High Springs, Florida, passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.

Mrs. Lola was a lifelong resident of High Springs. She owned and operated Alice’s Parkside Restaurant for several years and was a member of Vision Tabernacle Church in High Springs.

Mrs. Lola is survived by a daughter, Marie Abner of High Springs; a son, Patrick Harris, of Ft. White; her mother, Alice Cason Walker of High Springs; brothers Bart “Ed” Cason of High Springs and Sam Cason of Trenton, Florida, grandchildren Justin Harris, D.J. Croley, Josh Harris, and Jessie Croley, great-grandchildren Khloe Harris, Brylee Harris, Aiden Harris, and Zoey Harris, and other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her father A.J. Cason, her son John Purnell, and her sister Margaret Ann.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at the Summit Baptist Church in High Springs, Florida, with Pastor Lawrence Haley and Bro. Ron Jones officiating. The family will receive friends at the Church Tuesday evening, Oct. 18, 2016 between the hours of 6 – 8 p.m.

Arrangements are under direction of Rick Gooding Funeral Homes, Cross City, FL / 352-498-5400 and Chiefland, FL / 352-493-0050. Please sign the online guestbook at rickgoodingfuneralhomes.com