Funeral services for Mr. Harmon Broome were held at noon on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at the Saulters Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Broome, 80, died on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, in Prentiss. Reverend Jimmy McGee officiated and Patricia Williams and Tena Bass provided the musical service. Burial was in the McPhail Cemetery.
Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Collins Barnes, Patrick Barnes, Connor Barnes, Barrett Barnes, Brady Barnes and David Sides. Honorary pallbearers were Joseph Thompson and Jacob Thompson.
Harmon Carey Broome was born on Aug. 24, 1937, in Carson to Claude Broome and Zudia McPhail Broome. He was a retired from Southern Natural Gas Company after a 34-year career. Mr. Broome was a veteran of both the U.S. Army and the Mississippi Army National Guard. He had served as an Alderman for the Town of Prentiss and a Supervisor for Jefferson Davis County. Mr. Broome was a business owner, a member of the Jefferson Davis County Chamber of Commerce, and was a board member for the South Mississippi Planning and Development District. Harmon Broome was a member of the Prentiss Lions Club and Prentiss Baptist Church.
Mr. Broome was preceded in death by his mother and father; his son, Todd Carey Broome; one sister, Nell Hannaford; and two brothers, Ellis Broome and Dennis Broome.
Survivors are his wife of 45 years, Rachel Polk Broome of Prentiss; one daughter, Debra Broome Mullins (Anthony) of Hattiesburg; three sons, Shelly Barnes (Vann) of Prentiss, Kelly Barnes (Tina) of Mendenhall, and Johnny Barnes (Robbie) of Decatur, Alabama; a daughter-in-law, Sonja Johnson Broome of Prentiss; 11 grandchildren, Patrick Barnes (Lindsey), Connor Barnes (LeighAnn), Joseph Thompson, Jacob Thompson, Collins Barnes (Shobi), Barrett Barnes, Brady Barnes, Sydnee Rachelle Durham, Adlee Nichole Durham, Carrie Nicole Broome, and Chrysten Rachelle Broome; four great-grandchildren, Baylor Barnes, Amelia Barnes, Micah Thompson, and David Thompson; four brothers, Charles Broome of Madison, Algie Broome of Madison, Ken Broome of Carson, and Carroll Broome of Durham, North Carolina; two sisters, Gladys Tyrone of Vestavia Hills, Alabama. and Janice Davis of Hattiesburg; as well as a host of other family and friends.
Visitation was Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon at Saulters Moore Funeral Home.
Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.