Larry Lee Newsom

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Larry Lee Newsom, 71, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center.

A native of Helena, Ark., he was the son of the late Ruth Estell Smith Newsom and Gordia Chester Newsom. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was employed as an insurance representative for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Joe Kent and Nadine Davis; two brothers, Chester Newsom and Harold Newsom; and one grandson, Anthony Newsom Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Rose Newsom of Mount Herman, La.; three daughters, Estelll Blalock (Mike) of Shelbyville, Shelly Ann Stengard of Louisiana, and Cynthia Flores (Victor) of California; one son, Michael Newsom of Louisiana; two brothers, James Newsom of Lewisburg and Frelon Newsom of Texas; one sister, Pat Woody of Alabama; a loving family friend, Denise Ledford; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service for Mr. Newsom was conducted on Saturday, Dec. 1, from the LifeSong Family Church with Rocky Cunningham officiating.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.