2009-04-02 / Obituaries


Ollie Irene Newsome, 93, died March 26, 2009 at Golden Living Nursing Home in Fairhope.

She was born July 15, 1915 in Springfield. She was a member of the Thomasville Church of God. She was a former seamstress with Soloman Brothers Manufacturing.

Survivors include two sons, Ervin E. Newsome, Thomasville, Elvin S. Newsome, Robertsdale; one daughter, Glenda A. Andrews, Grove Hill; one brother, Webb Knight, Thomasville; eight grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren.

The service was March 28 at 10 a.m. with Revs. Raymond Williams and Greil Smith officiating. Burial was in the Midway Baptist Church Cemetery. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Rennard Knight, Randy Knight, Larry Knight, Farrell Knight, Rayford Knight and Rex Jackson.

Honorary pallbearers were the Men of the Thomasville Church of God.


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