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Roy Ruvell Broom

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, July 2, 2018 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Roy Ruvell “Pops” Broom, 65 of Sumrall, who passed away Friday, June 29, 2018 at his residence. Interment will be at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Trent Williamson, Bro. Rocky Colson, Bro. Clyde Cooper, and Bro. Mike Aultman will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Hathorn Funeral Home

As a long-time resident of Marion County, Roy worked for over 20 years with Southern Monument in Foxworth. He was an artist and especially loved drawing and painting. He had a beautiful voice and sang often in church for special music, and now he is singing in his heavenly home with the angles. He was a special man that impacted many lives, and he will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Roy & Bernice Broom.

He is survived by his Wife of 45 years, Patricia Broom; one Son, Dustan Broom (Heather); one Daughter, Bridgette Broom (Craig); one Sister, Barbara Patterson; four Grandchildren, Krystal Williamson, Perry Broom, Trisdon Broom, and Alexia Broom; and one Great Grandchild, Olyvia Williamson.

Pallbearers will be Perry Broom, Trisdon Broom, Braxton L.J. Reid, Reggie McIntosh, Brent Robbins, and Craig Broom. Honorary pallbearers will be Stacy Nolan, Christopher Bass, Wayne Hebert, and Evan Miller.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Roy Ruvell Broom
September 2, 1952 - June 29, 2018





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