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I am a Veteran.GORDON BROOM

Gordon Broom, 89, of Brandon, MS, went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. Broom was born in Columbia, MS, on April 9, 1929. He graduated from Improve School, after which he served two years in the United States Air Force. Mr. Broom graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and, later, Jackson School of Law, now Mississippi College School of Law.

Mr. Broom retired from the Internal Revenue Service as Chief of Audit, Eastern Division of Tennessee, after thirty years of service and then practiced law for the next thirty years with Dossett, Goode, Barnes & Broom, the Barnes Law Firm and McLeod & Associates. He was a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. An avid hunter and fisherman, Mr. Broom was a member of the Clark Creek Hunting Club in Union Church, MS for thirty years. A former long-time member of Colonial Heights Baptist Church in Jackson, MS, at the time of his death, Mr. Broom was a member of Flowood Baptist Church in Flowood, MS.

Mr. Broom was preceded in death by his parents, John Calvin and Bertha Herrin Broom, a daughter, Janet Marie Broom, and four brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his wife of sixty-eight years, Moncile Stringer Broom of Brandon, MS; a daughter, Gwen B. Allen of Brandon, MS; sons Lance G. Broom (Patty) of Pineville, LA and Brian A. Broom (Karee) of Crystal Springs, MS; a sister, Celeste Hinds of Fairhope, AL, and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia, MS on May 14, 2018 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m., to be followed by a graveside service in Woodlawn Cemetery in Columbia, MS.

 



Gordon Broom
April 9, 1929 - May 11, 2018

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