Cynthia Myers

Published 9:57 am Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Green Grove Baptist Church for Mrs. Cynthia Deloise Newsome Myers, 63, who died Sunday, May 12, 2024 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. 

Rev. Timothy Rush officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. 

Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Cynthia Myers was born to the late W. K. and Eddie Ruth Newsome in Jefferson Davis County.

She attended J. E. Johnson Elementary School and later graduated from Prentiss High School. 

She joined South Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at an early age and later joined Green Grove Baptist Church.

Mrs. Myers was married to Mr. Kenneth Myers and to this union, two children were born, Alisha and DeAron Myers. She has one, Tanzanzio Hawthorne, from a previous marriage. 

She was employed at Ellisville State School as Support Care Professional Team Leader for over 21 years.

She was preceded in death by her twin brothers, Jerry Lee Hill and Percy Lee Hill; maternal grandparents, Alonzo and Annie Lou Newsome; paternal grandparents, Roy and Emma Jones; mother-in-law, Annie Lou Holloway-Oatis; father-in-law, Billy Holloway.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Myers; three daughters, Tanzanzio Hawthorne-Agee of Hattiesburg; Alisha Myers of Marietta, Georgia; and Nicole Williams of Prentiss; one son, DeAron Myers of Prentiss; seven grandchildren; god daughter, Markita Walters of Prentiss; seven siblings, William (Beverly) Jones of Prentiss; Larry Newsome of Pascagoula; Jefflyn Newsome of Prentiss; Percy Newsome of Jackson, Brenda Newsome-Martin of Prentiss; and Contina (Denarius) Coleman of Illinois; two sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law and many other relatives and friends.