Mr. Homer McBroom, 86, of Woodbury died December 7, 2012. He was born in Woodbury on April 15, 1926. His parents were the late Clarence McBroom and Kathleen (Odom) McBroom. He was also preceded in death by his wife Stella (Davis) McBroom; sisters, Luree Tenpenny & Pauline Elliot and a brother, Alex Bratten McBroom.
He is survived by a sister, Mildred Papizan of Fayetteville, AR; nieces, Sandy Bogle of Murfreesboro, Becky Temple of Murfreesboro, Ruth Anne Semlinger of Corpus Christi, TX and Nancy Hill of Pegram, TN; nephews, Fred Tenpenny of Readyville and Pat Tenpenny of Readyville and several other nieces and nephews.
Mr. McBroom was a member of the First Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II in Germany. Following his military service he and his wife lived in Nashville. He was a former employee of Atwood Gulf, Hoover Construction, Tillit Brothers Construction and Hurst Construction. He moved back to Cannon County in the 1960's. He spent the last few years of his life in the Tennessee State Veterans Home.
Visitation will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Smith Funeral Home from 3-8 PM. Funeral services will be Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Donnie Odom and Dr. Bill Jennings will officiate. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice by contacting Smith Funeral Home, (615)563-5337. www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net