Thomas Broughton

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Thomas Broughton

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thomas Tyler Broughton, 79, of Memphis, passed away March 25, 2019, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

Born July 25, 1939 in New Madrid, Mo., to the late George Clay and Hallie Cravens Broughton Sr.

On Nov. 27, 1968, in Memphis, he married Kathryn Hales, who survives of the home.

He was a veteran of the Untied States Army and member of the American Legion Post 595 in New Madrid.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Johnny Broughton.

Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Aaron Tyler and Theresa Broughton of Houston, Texas, and Jason Hales and Christine Broughton of Memphis; four brothers, George Clay Jr. and wife Peggy Broughton of New Madrid, Joe and Connie Broughton of Sikeston, Mo., Calvin and Mary Beth Broughton of Jefferson City, Mo., and Mark and Dottie Broughton of New Madrid; three sisters, Ella LaValle of New Madrid, Martha and Timmy Farrenberg of Farrenberg, Mo., and Christie Broughton of Jackson, Mo.; and three grandchildren, Addison Broughton, Branham Broughton and Avery Broughton.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception in New Madrid with the Rev. Dominic Ibok officiating.

Burial with full military honors will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid.

Pallbearers will be: Matt LaValle, Edward LaValle, George Clay Brotherton III, Matt Wickens, Brian Price and Don Lewis Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Bud Henry, Sam Hunter, Howard Crisler, Doug Wattenbarger, Lee Hales, Don Olivier and Bruce Olivier.