Rachel Polk Broome

Published 2:14 pm Friday, February 28, 2020

Funeral services for Rachel Polk Broome were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Saulters Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Broome, age 77, passed away from this life on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at her residence in Prentiss. Dr. Roland McMillan officiated. Interment followed at the McPhail Cemetery in Carson.

Pallbearers were Collins Barnes, Patrick Barnes, Connor Barnes, Barrett Barnes, Brady Barnes and Jacob Thompson. Honorary pallbearer was Joseph Thompson.

Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Rachel Polk Broome was born Jan. 17, 1942, in Prentiss, to Reese Edward Polk and Mary Idella Kelly Polk. Mrs. Broome was a nurse in the medical field. She was a member of Prentiss Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husbands, Leffie John Barnes II and Harmon Broome; and one son, Cary Todd Broome.

Mrs. Broome is survived by three sons, Kelly Barnes (Tina) of Mendenhall, Shelly Barnes (Van) of Prentiss and Johnny Barnes (Robbie) of Decatur, Alabama; one daughter, Debra Broome Mullins (Anthony) of Hattiesburg; one daughter-in-law, Sonja Broome of Prentiss; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. before the service at Saulters Funeral Home.

Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.