Whitesburg KY

Phoebe Newsome dies at 84

Memorial services for Phoebe K. Newsome, 84, of Seco, were held May 20 at Grace Fellowship Baptist Church in Seco. She died May 13.

Born in Letcher County to the late Oliver and Rose Caldwell Blanton, she was the mother of the late Billy Wayne Hall, Lucinda Hall, Connie Constance and Catherine ‘Kitten’ Newsome.

She was a member of Grace Fellowship Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Ben Newsome; three sons, Douglas Hall of Seco, and Harold Hall and Terry Hall, both of Macon, Ga.; seven daughters, Tonda June Courson, Dublin, Ga., Angela Faye Coleman, Jenny Kay Croomes, and Lily Ann Greer, all of Macon, Ga., Vonda Martin of Liberty, Wendy Joyce Hall of Haymond, and Linia Ison of Seco; two stepdaughters, Rose Fields of Seco and Betty Anderson of Sydney, Oh.; a brother, Nelson Blanton of Alexandria, Va.; a sister, Bessie Potter of Dandridge, Tenn.; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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