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Reece Colon Broom

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Reece Colon Broom, 70 of Mountain View, AR, who passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at his residence. Interment will be at Faithway Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Donnie Broom, Bro. Brent King, and Bro. Everette Broome will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Hathorn Funeral Home.
Formally of Marion County, Mr. Broom was a longtime resident of Mountain View, AR. He retired from the military as a Staff Sargent. He loved spending time with his family and his two Boston Terriers, Dozer and Lady. He was a co-author of the "Broom/e Genealogy Book" and served faithfully at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ottis and Edna Broom; brother, Darrell Broome; and sister, Delois Haddox.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Jimmie Sue Palmer Broom of Mountain View, AR; son, Kevin R. Broom (Maria) of San Antonio, TX; two daughters, Leala Archer (Hobbs) of Caldwell, ID, and Korey Stephens of San Tan Valley, AZ; three brothers, Kermit Broome (Duthel) of Sumrall, Kenneth Broome (Debbie) of Hattiesburg, and Davy Broom of Sumrall; four sisters, Nita Sims (Harold) of Hattiesburg; Joyce Prine of Columbia, Dot Peltier (Johnny) of Angie, LA, and Brenda Gipson (Don) of Sumrall; sister- in-law, Melanie Broome of Mountain View, AR; former sister- in- law, Linda Sue Broom of Sumrall; twenty grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers will be Jonathan Baughman, Brad Broom, Brian Broom, Michael Broome, Danny Broome and Randy Broome.
Honorary pallbearers will be Edwin Haddox and Gary Prine.
Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia, Mississippi is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Reece Colon Broom
April 14, 1949 - October 13, 2019





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