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Rachel Polk Broome

Funeral services for Rachel Polk Broome were held Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Saulters Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Broome, age 77, passed away from this life on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at her residence in Prentiss. Reverend Dr. Roland McMillan officiated. Interment followed at the McPahil Cemetery in Carson.
Pallbearers were Collins Barnes, Patrick Barnes, Connor Barnes, Barrett Barnes, Brady Barnes and Jacob Thompson. Honorary pallbearer was Joseph Thompson.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Rachel Polk Broome was born January 17, 1942, in Prentiss to Reese Edward Polk and Mary Idella Kelly Polk. Mrs. Broome was a nurse in the medical field. She was a member of Prentiss Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husbands, Leffie John Barnes, II and Harmon Broome, and one son, Cary Todd Broome.
Mrs. Broome is survived by three sons, Kelly Barnes (Tina) of Mendenhall, Shelly Barnes (Van) of Prentiss and Johnny Barnes (Robbie) of Decatur, Alabama; one daughter, Debra Broome Mullins (Anthony) of Hattiesburg; one daughter-in-law, Sonja Broome of Prentiss; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
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