Funeral services for Ms. Sherry Newsom, 58, will be held Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at 10 a.m. in New Sarepta Baptist Church with Rev. Marty Wright officiating.
Interment will follow in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Shongaloo, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.
Visitation will be held today (Thursday, September 1, 2011) from 6 until 8 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.
Ms. Newsom was born Jan. 22, 1953 to Prentis Harold and Jeane Byram Newsom and passed away Monday, August 29, 2011 in Bossier City. She was a lifelong resident of this area, a member of New Sarepta Baptist Church and a former employee of Claiborne Parish Health Department.
She is survived by her parents; her grandmother, Edith "Mrs. Jimmie" Byram of Sarepta; her brothers and sisters, Stephen Dean Newsom and wife, Debbie of DeRidder, Sylvia Newsom McKinney and husband, George of Rocky Mt., Stanley W. Newsom and wife, Jane of Sarepta, Susan Newsom Janik and husband, Mark of Houston, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Aaron McKinney, Brent Newsom, Mark Newsom, Jared Newsom, Lance Newsom and Chad Newsom.
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