|Birth: ||Aug. 8, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 1996|
George Marion Broadhurst, 70, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, in Tulsa Regional Hospital after a long illness of progressive muscle disease.
Memorial services were held Friday, Jan. 5, at the Broken Arrow Church of Christ with Bill Keele officiating.
The son of Kathleen Drake and George Marion Broadhurst, Sr., he grew up in the family home in Athens, Georgia and graduated with honors in 1944 at the age of 19 from the University of Georgia Pharmacy School.
Honors included membership in fraternal and honor societies, Omicron Delta Kappa, Omicron Upsilon Phi, Biftad Service Club, Gridiron, Phi Rho Sigma, and Phi Kappa Phi.
Due to his young age, special permission from the Georgia State Pharmacy Board was obtained to receive his license and begin his life profession as a pharmacist.
In 1948 he married Ernestine Lipham of Georgia who preceded him in death in 1961 after a long illness with ALS. On Oct. 27, 1962 he married Helen Elizabeth Cloyde at Southside Church of Christ in Tulsa. In 1970 they moved their family to Broken Arrow and the Broken Arrow Church of Christ.
Professionally, Broadhurst worked for Walgreens in Atlanta, Corpus Christi and Chicago beore moving to Tulsa in 1954. He was employed at Professional Drug Shop in Tulsa and bought that pharmacy where he continued to serve three generations of customers until his retirement due to health in January 1984.
Survivors at the time of his death included his wife, Helen; son, Richard Dale; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Elaine and Roy Ackley; grandchildren Heather Renae Ackley and Dustin Broadhurst-Bolton, all of Broken ARrow; sister and brother-in-law, Daisy and Edward Hunt of Covington, Georgia; as well as many nieces and nephews in Georgia and Oklahoma.
In 1970 George and Helen both made requests for anatomical disposition to the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.
Helen Elizabeth Cloyde Broadhurst (1927 - 2013)
Body donated to medical science
Created by: Janet Davis
Record added: Nov 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80046736
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