Juanita H. Newsome

Published 3:52 pm Thursday, January 17, 2019

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 CORDELE – Funeral services for Juanita H. Newsome, 86, will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. The family will receive friends before the service starting at 2 p.m.

 Mrs. Newsome died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at Crisp Regional Hospital. She was born in Seville, Ga. to Lewis Joseph Hunt and Gertrude Hughes Hunt. She was the dedicated pastoral wife of the late Rev. Duain C. Newsome. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Carol N. Ross. She was a member of Penia Baptist Church and enjoyed knitting and crocheting for family and friends. She was a homemaker and also helped run the family business, Newsome Radio and TV.

She is survived by her children: Ronald Newsome of Vienna and Teresa N. (Gregg) Taft of Warner Robins; her grandchildren: Jason Meeks, Chris (Marla) Newsome, Matthew Clark, Suzanne Clark and Hannah (Marty) Clark Ho-On; and her great-grandchildren: Elijah Newsome, Brennan Newsome and Logan Newsome; and a son-in-law: Danny Ross.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Penia Baptist Church Building Fund, 3738 Old Penia Road, Cordele, GA 31015.

 This service is entrusted to Hughes & Wright Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.hughesandwright.com.