Jerry Lou Newsom, 83, of Athens, Alabama, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Ardmore Nursing Home. Mrs. Newsom was born on June 30, 1933, in Indianapolis, Indiana to George and Martha Lundsford Snyder.
Mrs. Newsom is survived by her husband Thomas Newsom of Athens, AL; three daughters, Laura Feltner (Paul) of Fillmore, IN, Marcy Howard (Wade) of Wetumpka, AL, and Lisa Stanley (Rusty) of Fillmore, IN; three sons, Jonathan Newsom (Nancy) of Summerville, SC, David Newsom of Dayton, OH, and Mark Newsom (Julie) of San Antonio, TX; 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and numerous family and friends.
Mrs. Newsom's favorite songs were "Unforgettable" by Nat King Cole and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
Memorial services will be 6:30 p.m. May 8, 2017, at Refuge Church, 1412 Lindsay Lane N., Athens, AL 35613. There will be no visitation. Limestone Chapel Funeral Home is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers please bring bright colored balloons, with butterflies, rainbows, sunsets, anything bright and colorful.
Published on May 5, 2017