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2010-09-16 / Obituaries


Lester Lamar Newsome, 61, of Dadeville died september 9, 2010 at Lake Martin Community Hospital in Dadeville. He was born on February 13, 1949 in Grove Hill.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Alabama Funeral Homes in Dadeville with Rev. Ronnie Jennings officiating. The graveside memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Midway Cemetery in Thomasville.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie & Ruby Newsome.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Newsome of Dadeville; two sons, Donald (Amy) Welcher and David Newsome both of Dadeville; daughter, Melissa Ann Parnell of Thomasville; four brothers, J.L. (Elizabeth) Newsome of Bay Minette, Larry (Laverne) Newsome of Grove Hill, Jerry (Maryln) Newsome of Thomasville, and Stevie (Pam) Newsome of Fulton; four sisters, Adell (Billy) Weeks of Lucedale, Miss., Eleanor (George) Dumas and Ouida (Mike) Paul all of Grove Hill and Barbara (Billy Joe) Cooper of Chatom; three grandchildren, Bradley Jay Parnell and Lindsey Paige Parnell both of Thomasville, and Savannah Welcher of Dadeville; sixteen nieces and nephews.

Alabama Funeral Homes in Dadeville directed.

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