May Ruth Paine Broome, age 85, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away on June 8, 2021, at Emory University Hospital Midtown after an extended illness.
Ruth was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and lived in Atlanta most of her life.
She retired from the BP Corporation having worked in Atlanta and Chicago in the legal department.
She had formerly been a member of the Embry Hills United Methodist Church for more than 50 years where she was in leadership roles with the United Methodist Women (UMW), taught vacation bible school, sang in the choir, and participated in many other activities. She joined Buford United Methodist Church when she moved to Flowery Branch, Georgia several years ago and enjoyed attending Sunday school and church services and all the new friends she met. She was a member of the Silver Wings Fraternity and participated in other local organizations including Georgia Flyers, Georgia Jaycettes of which she was a past state president and was a girl scout leader.
She is survived by her husband, Linton Dale Broome, married for 61 years and her 3 daughters Wanda McGill (Timothy), Renee Taylor (Alan), Cecelia Chandler (Reuben) and her brother Neil Paine, sister Linda King and her son Tony King as well as other nieces and nephews.
She has 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren and Sheba (her beloved cat).