Branson Junior Broome

Branson Junior Broome, age 80, of Homer, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, 2024.

Mr. Broome was born on February 10, 1944 at home in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Marion and Maude Thompson Broome. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Brenda Hunnicutt Broome; sisters, Patricia Gailey, Sarah Jean Farmer; niece, Carrie Fuerte.

Branson will be remembered as a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was known to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren as “Papa”. He was retired from Georgia Baptist, where he had served in maintenance. Branson also had worked for many years with Ward’s Dairy.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Barry Alexander, of Sautee Nacoochee; sons, Boyd Broome, of Homer; Wendell Broome, of Toccoa; son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Dawn Broome, of Toccoa; sisters, Dorothy Wheeler, of Gainesville; Gail Foster, of Baldwin; Barbara Randall, of Mt. Airy; Debbie Stover, of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Brannon Broome, Hope Stewart, Heather Marriott, Kayla Cross, Breanna Damera; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2024 at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with Rev. Roy Bainey and Mr. Dennis Bentley officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2024 at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.

Announcement courtesy of Whitlock Mortuary, Funerals and Cremations.