Franklin Dudley Broom

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Sunset Memorial Park
5783 Hwy 49
West Helena, AR  72390
Franklin Dudley Broom

of Marvell, AR

November 9, 1945 - February 21, 2021

Franklin Dudley Broom, 75, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 21 2021 in Helena, Arkansas after a battle with cancer. Born November 9, 1945 in Helena, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Frank Hampton Broom and Louise Mathis Broom.

He is survived by his sister, Brenda Hall (Pointer); one niece, Elizabeth Louise Hall; two nephews, Phillip Hall (Terri Ann) and Pointer Hall, Jr.; four great nephews, Michael C. Hall, Matthew T. Hall, Samuel Phillip Hall and David Pointer Hall; and one great niece, AnnCarol Hall.

The Marvell United Methodist Church was his church home. Franklin was a faithful member for 59 years where he served on various committees.
Mr. Broom was a retired farmer.

The family would like to thank his caregivers from Crestpark Helena, as well as the staff of Patients Choice Hospice, for the kindness shown during his illness.

Due to Covid pandemic, a PRIVATE, IMMEDIATE FAMILY ONLY, graveside service will be held.

Memorials may be made to the Marvell United Methodist Church, P.O. 669, Marvell, Arkansas 72366, or the charity of your choice.

Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at

Roller-Citizens Funeral Home is observing guidelines regarding COVID-19. We ask that all attendees please observe social distancing. When indoors or when social distancing cannot be observed, please wear a mask.

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