Jerry Nathaniel Broughton

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Mr. Jerry Nathaniel Broughton was born on August 14, 1957 in Walterboro, South Carolina. He was the second child born to the late Mr. Shadie A.Broughton and Pearl N. Jamison Broughton. Jerry spent his childhood in the rural area of Ruffin, SC (Indian Creek Community). His education began in Colleton County schools. He furthered his education and graduated from Claflin College in Orangeburg, South Carolina where he received his Bachelors’ degree in Early Childhood Education and was a proud member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

He continued his education in the state of Texas receiving his Master’s Degree in Education. After years of being an educator, he attained the necessary certifications allowing him to be employed and retire as Principal with a total of 30 years of service in the field of education and administration in the school system located in Killeen, Texas.

He was a member of Christian House of Prayer (CHOP) located in Killeen, Texas under the leadership of Pastor Nathan Hockum.

Along with his parents, one brother, Timothy Broughton, preceded him in death.

Jerry leaves to cherish his memories four sons, LTC (US Army) Demetrick (Valerie) Thomas of Camp Zama, Japan, Jerry Nathaniel Broughton II of Austin, Texas; twins Jerred and Jarrod Broughton and one step-son, William Barba of Ohio; three granddaughters, De’scha, Queen and Naomi and one grandson, Demetrick II ; two sisters, Lucy Pearline Williams of Goose Creek, SC, Cinderetha Broughton of North Carolina; a niece raised as a sister, Acquanette Smith of Walterboro, SC; one brother, Kenneth (Luwanda)Broughton of Ruffin, SC; along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A special heartfelt thanks goes to Mary Loudermilk of Killeen, Texas and Linda Barba of Reynoldsburg, Ohio who provide their time as his caregivers over the last year.

Services will be held Friday, November 13, 2020 at Indian Creek Pentescostal Holiness Church 14265 Lowcountry Hwy. Ruffin, SC 29475. Interment at Indian Creek Cemetery Ruffin, SC.

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  1. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

  2. Frances Broughton

    I pray the Holy Spirit will comfort the family. I grew up with Jerry in South Carolina. He is my first cousin. He loved God, family and church. Jerry will be missed by many but, we understand he is now at home in Heaven.

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