Originally created 02/04/01

Mrs. Leila Newsome



Mrs. Leila C. Newsome, 78, of Olive Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Forrest lake Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Second Mount Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Thornton officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Newsome, a native of Wedonee, Ala., had retired as a foster grandparent from Gracewood State School and Hospital and was a member of Second Mount Moriah Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Donnie Williams, Augusta, and LeVonne Williams and Charlie Joe Henderson, both of Atlanta; three daughters, Janice Webb, Martinez, and Brenda Stockton and Linda S. Scott, both of Augusta; a brother, Beotis Clark, Augusta; a sister, Elizabeth Davis, Memphis, Tenn.; and several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Luther Stockton Jr., John Williams, Brent Walker, Douglas Scott, LeVonne Williams and Donnie Williams.

Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Second Mount Moriah Baptist Church.

Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.