Monday, April 4, 2016

Lahoma Burton Newsom

Funeral services for Ms. Lahoma Burton Newsom will be held 11 AM Wed., April 6, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John E. Stephens officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel. Interment will be in Ocobla Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge.

Ms. Newsom, 93, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Neshoba County Nursing Home. She was a homemaker. Her favorite pastime was quilting and working in her flowers. She was a member of Ocobla Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by her parents, Dewey C. Burton and Emily Virginia Bounds Burton; husbands, Arnold Lackey and Bill Newsom; son, Marion Lackey; grandson, Barry Lackey; brothers, Dewey and Ralph Burton; daughter-in-law, Judy Lackey.

Survivors are daughters, Rachel Rushing (Richard) of Noxapater, Sandra King (Neal) of Philadelphia and step-daughter Nancy Townsend (Harvey) of Union; sons, Jimmy Lackey of Philadelphia, Eddie Newsom of Philadelphia and step-son, Billy Newsom of TN; sister, Marzine Smith of Dekalb; several nieces and nephews; (6) grandchildren; (13) great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Kevin Robertson, Kris Robertson, Cory King, Wyatt Robertson, Brice Alford, Chandler Fortenberry, Brady Alford and Peyton Robertson.