Lester Lamar Newsom, 61, died Sept. 9, 2010 at Lake Martin Community Hospital in Dadeville, Ala.
Survivors include his wife, Ann W. Newsom; three children, Melissa Ann Parnell, Thomasville, David Newsom, Dadeville; one step-son, Donald Welcher, Dadeville; four brothers and four sisters, J.L. (Elizabeth) Newsom, Bay Minette, Larry (Lyvern) Newsom, Grove Hill, Jerry (Marilyn) Newsom, Thomasville, Steven (Pamela) Newsom, Grove Hill, Adell (Billy) Weeks, Lucedale, Miss., Eleanor (George) Dumas, Grove Hill, Barbara Nell (Billy) Joe) Cooper, Chatom, Ouida Faye (Mike) Paul, Grove Hill; three grandchildren, Paige Parnell, and Bradley Parnell, Thomasville, Savannah Welcher, Dadeville; a host of nephews, nieces, (16).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie and Ruby Nell Newsom.
The service was Sept. 11 at the Alabama Funeral Home in Dadeville. A graveside service was held Sept. 12 at the Midway Baptist Church in Thomasville with Mark Newsom (nephew) and Bro. Carey Howard officiating.