Royce N. Broome

Published 9:11 am Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Funeral services for Mr. Royce N. Broome, age 83, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022, at Saulters Moore Funeral Chapel in Prentiss.  Interment followed in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Bassfield.  Rev. Doyle Ball officiated.  Mr. Broome, of Seymour, Tennessee, formerly of Bassfield, entered into the eternal rest of his Lord late Saturday night, May 29, 2022, at his residence.

Mr. Royce N. Broome was born on May 25, 1939, in Bassfield to Virgil and Leo Broome.  He served in the Army National Guard for 6 years and retired from the Eaton Corporation in Jackson.  After his retirement, he moved to Seymour, Tennessee.  A devoted Christian, he loved gospel music and spending time with his grandkids.  He also liked watching NASCAR, fishing, visiting Dollywood and enjoyed being in the Mountains.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Leo Broome, a brother, Ralph Broome; a brother-in-law, Jimmy Gore; his niece, Teresa Duncan and great-grandson, Audie Broome.

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His memory will forever be cherished by his sons, Richard Broome (Karen) of Seymour, Tennessee, Jason Broome of Richland, William Broome (Tammy) of Raymond; sisters, Mavis Broome of Brandon, Barbara Gore of Pearl, Debbie Broom (Charlie) of Bassfield; grandchildren, Ryan Broome (Soren), Kyle Broome, Scott Burnette, Hunter Broome, Rainy Broome and Lessie Broome.  Mr. Broome also leaves behind a niece, Anita Stapp and a host of extended family and friends.

Pallbearers were Kyle Broome, Charlie Broom, Curtis Pace, Kary Broom, Sammy Broom and Shelton Broome.

The family received friends Thursday morning from 9 a.m until the hour of service at 11 a.m. at Saulters Moore Funeral Home.

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