Funeral services for Mrs. Yvonne McEachern Newsom, 73, were held at 10 a.m. today (Tuesday, April 23, 2013) at Antioch Church of Christ, Shongaloo, with Bro. Don Delukie, officiating. Interment followed in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.
Visitation was held Monday, April 22, 2013 from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Newsom, a lifelong resident of the area was born on Nov. 25, 1939 to P. D. and Sybil Branton McEachern in Shongaloo and passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013 in Shreveport following a lengthy illness.
She was a member of Antioch Church of Christ and was a homemaker. She enjoyed being a part of her dairy farming family and loved helping her children and grandchildren with their 4H. She will be missed by all who new and loved her.
She is survived by her children, Ramona Tanner and husband, Wayne of Lisbon and Jeff Newsom and wife, Mary of Shongaloo; six grandchildren, Ken Tanner and wife, Lindsey of Lisbon, Lucy Newsom Anding and husband, Rusty of Shongaloo, Rachel Tanner and fiancé, David Hackler of Lisbon, Cally Newsom, Joseph Newsom and Natalie Newsom all of Shongaloo; great-grandchild, Avery Tanner of Lisbon; two brothers, Larry McEachern and wife, Brenda of Baker and Lamar McEachern of Shongaloo; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Newsom was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hervis Shelton Newsom; and sister, Elaine Irby.
Pallbearers were Ken Tanner, Joseph Newsom, Rusty Anding, Wayne Tanner, David Hackler and Brian Irby.
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