Published in the November 16, 2000 Wapello Republican, Wapello, Iowa. I am not related to Mr. Brookshire and have no further information.
Dwayne K. Brookshire, 38 of Mediapolis, Iowa, died Thursday, NOv 9, 2000 at Great River Medical Center, West Burlington, Iowa.
The son of Milton A. and Sophie Marie Thomson Brookshire, he was born Feb 1, 1962 in Rantoul, Ill.
After his parents died in 1986, he came to live with his aunt and uncle in Mediapolis, Richard and Katheryn Neal.
He attended schools in Illinois. He had a great love for music.
Survivors include his special parents, Richard and Katheryn Neal of Mediapolis; a special brother, LaVerne Neal of Burlington; special sisters, Lois Wyatt of Lomax, Ill and Karen Anderson and Marcia Burkey, both of Mediapolis; an aunt, Louise Thomson of Burlington; great aunt and uncle, Lula and Roland Kennedy of Indianapolis, Ind.; cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, grandparents, aunts and uncles.
Visitation was Sunday at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis.
A private family graveside service was held at 10:30 am Monday at Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Terrell officiating. Pallbearers were LaVerne Neal, Gary Anderson, Doug Wyatt, Brian Wyatt, Tom Thomson and Ken Sandburg.
A memorial has been established for the Mediapolis Ambulance Service.