|Birth: ||Jan. 3, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 16, 2000|
HOMER - Clarence L. Broome, 76, died Monday, October 16, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Broome was born January 3, 1924, in White County. He was a son of the late Onie S. Broom.
Mr. Broome was retired from the U.S. Army, with 26 years of service. He served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict.
During World War II, Mr. Broome served under General Patton's Fifth Army and received the World War II Victory Medal, as well as the World War II Campaign Medal. During the Korean War, he received two Battle Star awards and two Korean Campaign medals.
During the Vietnam Conflict, Mr. Broome received the Army Commendation Medal, European Theater 5 Battle Star awards, two Battle Oak Leaf Cluster awards, the Bronze Star and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church and a life member of Grant Reeves Post #7720 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Broome also served as former warden with the Georgia State Prison System.
Burial will be in the VFW Memorial Park. Full military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard from Fort McPherson, Ga.
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Onie Broome (1900 - 1968)
Jo Ann Broome (1957 - 2008)*
Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Park
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Dec 19, 2006
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