Mrs. Mattie Ruth Broome, 78, of Dalton, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Hamilton Medical Center.
She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Frank Broome; son, Charlie Roy Broome; mother, Josie Tramble Smith; and two brothers, Bobby Joe Smith and Jerry Smith.
She is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Marcus) Barrett and Sherry Watson; four sons, Calvin Broome, Jeffrey Broome, Richard Broome and Willie Broome; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Charlie Smith, Robert (Eloise) Smith, Jennie Lou (Buford) Banks, Thomas (Eula) Smith, Peggy Smith and Barbara Ann Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Homegoing services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. William Q. Watkins, eulogist, and pastor Jerry L. Burse presiding.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the West Hill Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family and sign the online guestbook at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com.
Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home Inc., Dalton