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Rites held for Kenneth Newsome Sr.



Kenneth E. Newsome Sr., 80, of Owensboro died December 5 at Owensboro Mercy Health System.

Born at Millstone, he was a son of the late Robert and Icie Parker Newsome, the father of the late Katherine Newsome, and a brother of the late Edna Taylor, Alice Root, and William and Cecil Newsome.

A former coal miner, he was retired from the Chrysler Corp. in Dayton, Oh., and was an Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of the Owensboro Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Deloris Newsome; two sons, Kenny Newsome Jr. and wife Robin of Dayton, Oh., and Steve Newsome and wife Kim of Owensboro; a brother, Jack Newsome of Gary, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren.

Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro.


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