Roosevelt Booth

Published 7:24 am Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Sweetwater C. M. E. Church for Mr. Roosevelt Booth, 85, who died on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at his residence. Rev. Charles Holbrook officiated with interment following in the Booth Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Roosevelt Booth was born to the late N. J. and Jarutha Booth.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Geraldine Booth, five brothers, Noah Booth, Henry Booth, Edward Booth, Kermit Booth and Roy Booth; two sisters, Bernice Bass and Juanita Mushatt.

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He is survived by his wife, Mary Bussey; four sons, Charles Booth of Las Vegas, NB, Leonce ( Vera) Boothe and Kenneth Booth both of New Orleans, LA; Kendall (Samica) Bussey of Marrero0, LA; four daughters, Malinda Boothe, Rita Scoot and Catherine Boothe all of Lawrenceville, GA, Paulette (chris) Jacobs of Stone Mountain, Ga; one step-daughter, Mari

lyn; two sisters, Francis (Charles) Echols, Nadine (John) Thompson and one sister-in-law, Frances Booth all of Bassfield; 26 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

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