Born 9-11-1926 -- Died 5-1-2008
Joseph Edgar Broughton, 81, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late James Edgar and Ozella (Currington) Broughton was born Sept. 11, 1926, in McClelland, Ark. He died May 1, 2008, at his home near Glencoe.
He was united in marriage to Margaret Joy Lacey on Oct. 5, 1946, at Hazen, Ark. Joe worked as a serviceman for a propane gas company.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the VFW Post 9777 in Salem, Ark., a member of the Salem Masonic Lodge 418 and was of the Methodist faith.
He is survived by: his wife, Margaret Broughton of Glencoe; two sons, Lloyd L. Broughton of Ash Flat, Ark.; and Ricky L. Broughton of Bethesda, Ark.; two daughters, Kay Jackson of Ash Flat, Ark., and Bonnie Mott of Viola, Ark.; brother James T. Broughton; a sister, Neva Crawford; six grandchildren, Stephen Jackson, Lloyd M. Broughton, Anne Broughton, Dustin Broughton, Thomas Broughton and Joseph A. Roper; two great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; two brothers, John E. and Robert E. Broughton; and three sisters, Naomi Willcutt, Nora Francis Carr and Lola Mae Taylor.
Private graveside services were held May 5 at the Byron Cemetery at Byron, Ark., with Bro. Robert Lash officiating. Interment was in the Byron Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.
Memorials preferred to the Disabled American Veterans Memorial Program P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.