Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at New Hebron Baptist Church for John B. Newsom, III. Interment followed at New Hebron Cemetery. Rev. Derek Lambert officiated. Pallbearers were John B. Newsom V, Nicholas Newsom, Matthew Melzer, Myles Riley, Josh Yarbrough and Jason Yarbrough. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.