- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 28 June 2013
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Funeral Service for Susie Mae Petty Broach, age 90 of Rusk were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 the O.T. Allen and Son funeral home chapel with Bro. Chester Haynes officiating.
Mrs. Broach was born March 25, 1923 to Palmer Woods and Effie Cordelia Thomas Petty in Barsola Tex. She lived in Cherokee County for a total of about 60 years. She worked as a beautician out of her home in Rusk. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church of Rusk for almost 40 years.
She passed away Saturday in Rusk. She was predeceased by her husband of 71 years, Bud Broach, her children, Earl David Broach and Sherion Kay Broach Shanks, a son-in-law, Bill Nicholson, and a granddaughter, Kristy Nicholson Edwards
She is survived by her daughter, Iris Broach Nicholson, her grandchildren, Kelly Nicholson Lewis, Kim Nicholson Taylor, Kathy Nicholson Pancherz, David Nicholson, Michael Nicholson, Crystal Nicholson Garza, Amy Shanks Schuh and David Shanks; her 21 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Tuesday, June 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Alto.