Alma L. Newsome, 76

by | September 12, 2019 5:05 pm

Funeral services for Alma L. Newsome, 76, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Bedgood officiating. Interment followed at Blundale Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Monday, September 2, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness.

Ms. Alma L. Newsome was born July 13, 1943 in Vidalia to the late Charlie Paul Barwick and Lurene McDaniel Barwick Davis. She loved reading her Bible, listening to Jimmy Swaggart, and spending time with her family. Newsome also loved going camping and riding in a pontoon boat.  She was a member of Dellwood Baptist Church and, in addition to her parents, was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lynwood Newsome; stepfather, John Davis; brothers, Billy Barwick and Charlie Paul Barwick; and sisters, Drunelle Lindsey and Amy Barwick.

Survivors include her sons, Terry (Janet) Youngblood and J. C. (Estine) Youngblood, both of Baxley; daughter, Melinda Futch of Swainsboro; brother, Marvin (Debbie) Davis of Vidalia; sisters, Ella Mae Fryburger (Jack Marsh) of Augusta, and Mackie Lawrence and Cheryl B. (Glen) Waters, both of Vidalia; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.  

Pallbewerers were Leon Barwick, B. J. Barwick, Ronnie Newsome, Chris Newsome, Mickey Lindsey, and Billy Joe Barwick.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Chapman Funeral Home, 427 North Main Street, Swainsboro, GA. 30401.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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