HARLEM, Ga. - Mr. Harold F. Newsome, 77, entered into rest Monday, July 10, 2006 at University Hospital.
Harold was born in Warren County. He was the son of the late Willis Newsome and Ruby Newsome of Thomson.
Funeral services were held Thursday July 13, 2006 at 10 a.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Wayne McDaniel officiating. Burial followed at Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Harold was proprietor of Newsome's Barbershop for more than 40 years in Harlem, Ga. and he was a beloved member of the Community. Harold was an avid gardener and fisherman and known for his generosity with his home grown vegetables and fresh fish.
Mr. Harold is survived by his loving and devoted wife Eva Kitchens Newsome. They would have celebrated 29 years of marriage this Saturday July 15, 2006. He was the father of two daughters, Vickie (Ken) Richardson, of Harlem, and Mickey Huffman of New Ellenton, S.C. Left to cherish his memory are six grandchildren, Len Payne, Randy (Farrah) Payne, Brett (Crystal) Huffman, Daniel Huffman, Lori Britton and David Huffman; seven great grandchildren, Shayla Britton, Savannah Huffman, J T Huffman, Ava Glisson, Jalean Britton, Tucker Payne and Calvin Britton; seven brothers, Willis (Fraces Ann) Newsome, Jay Newsome, Hodges (Corine) Newsome, Chick Newsome, Edward (Marjorie) Newsome, Wallace (Patsy) Newsome, Donald Newsome and devoted family friend, Martha Brown.
Pallbearers were his long time friends, Bill Barron, Paschall Price, Hal Keller, Larry Maynard, Len Reeves, Jack Addison, Jimmy Wilcher, Billy Neal, Wayne Higdon and Joe Wheeler.
James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.