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Irma Broom

Irma Broom
Oct. 10, 1938 – Nov. 26, 2023
Funeral services were Nov. 28, 2023, at Hathorn Funeral Home for Irma Jean Lee Broom, 85, of Columbia, who died Nov. 26, 2023, at her residence. Interment was at the Broom / Stringer Family Cemetery in Columbia, Rev. Denny Patterson officiating. She was born Oct. 10, 1938, in Walthall County to Percy Bilbo Lee and Emma Z. Kennedy Lee.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Percy Lee; and two sisters, Hilda Hall, Mary Lou Fortenberry.
She is survived by her husband, John Broom, of Columbia; two sons, Jeff Broom (Renee), of Columbia, Tim Broom, of Columbia; six grandchildren, Jordan Broom (Glori), Ethan Broom, Manton Broom (Elizabeth), Rebekah Bruce (Jie), Nathanael Mote, Bradley Broom; four great grandchildren, Haven Broom, Artemis Broom, Minerva Broom, Zander Broom; one brother-in-law, Lloyd Broom (Charlsie); one sister-in-law, Vera Nell Lee.
Pallbearers were Jordan Broom, Ethan Broom, Manton Broom, Bradley Broom, Todd Fortenberry and Skipper Anderson.
Honorary pallbearers were Toney Hall, Kevin King and Michael Baughman.
Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia was in charge of arrangements. Friends may sign an online guest register book at

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