Curtis Newsome

Published 12:52 pm Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Funeral services were held Saturday, October 8, 2016 at North Silver Creek M. B. Church for Mr. Curtis Newsome, 78, who died Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at his residence.  Rev. Gerald Showers officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Curtis Newsome was born to the late Will and Willie Mae Newsome in New Hebron, MS.  He joined North Silver Creek M. B. Church at an early age and remained a member until his death.

Mr. Newsome worked for Southern Natural Gas for 37 years and retired.  He was married to Mrs. Margaret Butler in 1960.

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He was preceded in death by: son, Willie Glen Newsome, siblings: Marilyn Moore, Joe Lyn Newsome, Glendale Newsome, Marvette and Guyarett Newsome.

He is survived by: wife, Margaret Newsome; children, Ray (Tonyu) Butler of Prentiss, MS; Linda (Curtis) Brown of Pinola, MS, Joyce (Walter) Gatlin of New Hebron, MS, Kevin (Barbara) Newsome of Atlanta, GA; Melvin Newsome of New Hebron, MS; daughter-in-law, Jocelyn Newsome; sister, Mavis Dampier of New Hebron, MS; brothers, Robert E. (Margie) Newsome and Roger (Faye) Newsome both of New hebron, MS; brother-in-law, Thomas Moore; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.