Whitesburg KY

James Newsome buried at Neon

James M. Newsome, 80, died August 28 at his home in Morgantown.

Formerly of Letcher County, he was the son of the late Hart and Mary Bentley Newsome, and the widower of Mable Morton Newsome.

He was the father of the late Mark Newsome.

Surviving are three sons, Allen Newsome of Morgantown, and Gary Newsome and Jeff Newsome, both of Louisville; two daughters, Loretta Bellen and Kathleen Newsome, both of Louisville; 17 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held September 1 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Newsome Cemetery at Neon.

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