Annie Newsome

Monday, November 12, 2007

NEWBERN, Tenn. -- Annie Laurie Newsome, 86, of Newbern died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

She was born Jan. 19, 1921, in Senatobia, Miss., daughter of James H. and Zula (Grizzell) Shipman. She married James B. Newsome, who preceded her in death.

Newsome was a member of Newbern Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the Cumberland Presbyterian Women, a lifetime member of the PTO, member of Newbern Women's Club and member of the Thursday Night Bridge Club.

She is survived by two daughters, Margaret N. Lents of Cape Girardeau and Laura Wyatt Weaver of Trenton, Tenn.; a son, Will Newsome of Newbern; a sister, Emma Williams of Columbus, Miss.; a brother, James A. Shipman II of Meridian, Miss.; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the Newbern Cumberland Church.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Newbern Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern is in charge of arrangements.