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James Robert "Jimmy" Broome
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1922
Indian Trail
Union County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 2007
Matthews
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA



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James Robert Broome
Mr. Broome, 84, of Matthews, NC passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at Lake Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 11, 1922 in Indian Trail, NC the son of the late Martin Luther and Mollie Kindley Broome. He was a decorated WW II Army Veteran serving in Germany and France in the 70th Infantry Division.

Mr. Broome retired after 33 years with Pullman Trailmobile when its shop closed in Charlotte. For many years, he enjoyed working a vegetable garden and spending time with his family and friends. Many reunions that included his large family were held at his home. James and his wife were longtime members of Grace Crossing Baptist Church Fellowship, which was formerly known as Shamrock Drive Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 24, 2007 at McEwen Funeral Service Mint Hill Chapel, officiated by Pastor Mike Jamison. Graveside services with military honors will follow the service at Sharon Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home from 12:30 P.M. until 2:00 P.M.

James is survived by his loving and devoted wife of almost 60 years, Elizabeth ["Lib"] Preslar Broome of the home; his daughter, Barbara Gillis and husband Dewey of Flovilla, GA; his two brothers, Ray Broome and wife Virginia of San Antonia, TX and Kenneth W. Broome and wife Louise of Mt. Pleasant, NC; his two sisters, Shirley Broome Mayrand and husband Russell of Pensacola, FL and Betty Broome Hostetler and husband Conrad of Ocala, FL; three granddaughters; two step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three step-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Rhonda Broome Belk; and four brothers, Luther, Arthur, David, and Martin L. Broome, Jr.

Memorial may be made to Grace Crossing Baptist Fellowship, P.O. Box 44248-2750, East W.T. Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28215 or to the charity of donor's choice.
Arrangements are in the care of McEwen Funeral Service Mint Hill Chapel.

Published in Charlotte Observer on February 23, 2007

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James Broom
United States Census, 1940
Name: James Broom
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Ward 1, Charlotte, Township 1 Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 18
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: North Carolina
Birth Year (Estimated): 1922
Last Place of Residence: Same House
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Martin Broom Head M 40 North Carolina
Molly Broom Wife F 38 North Carolina
Arthur Broom Son M 20 North Carolina
James Broom Son M 18 North Carolina
Luther Broom Son M 13 North Carolina
C Junior Broom Son M 11 North Carolina
Ray Broom Son M 9 North Carolina
David Broom Son M 6 North Carolina
Kenneth Broom Son M 4 North Carolina
Shirley Broom Daughter F 1 North Carolina
District: 60-1 , Family Number: 176 , Sheet Number and Letter: 61B , Line Number: 63 , Affiliate Publication Number: T627 , Affiliate Film Number: 2941 , Digital Folder Number: 005460258 , Image Number: 00027

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 Parents:
  Martin Luther Broom (1900 - 1991)
  Mollie Modelle Kindley Broome (1903 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Rose Georgia Simril Huneycutt (1924 - 2008)*
 
 Children:
  Victoria Frances Broome (1943 - 1943)*
  Rhonda Diane Broome Belk (1948 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Robert Broome (1922 - 2007)
  Infant Son Broome (1939 - 1939)*
  Infant Daughter Broome (1939 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sharon Memorial Park
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section 11D
 
Created by: Lanie
Record added: Mar 21, 2012
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James Robert Jimmy Broome
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James Robert Jimmy Broome
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James Robert Jimmy Broome
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