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Charlie Junior Newsome

Funeral services were held May 15, 2023, at North Pleasant Hill M.B. Church, New Hebron, for Charlie Junior Newsome, 87, who passed away May 9 at Wesley Merit Health Hospital, Hattiesburg. Rev. Moses Johnson officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He is the son of the late Robert and Annie Mae Newsome. He was a member of North Pleasant Hill M.B. Church, where he served as a deacon, choir member, Sunday school teacher, member of Benevolent and Brotherhood.
Mr. Newsome was a retired butcher who loved fishing, crossword puzzles, watching westerns, and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Jean Newsome, New Hebron; son, Fredrick Newsome (Karen), Nashville, Tenn.; daughters, Sandra Annette Pullins and Janet Newsome, Nashville, Tenn.; Marcella McDuffey, Harrisburg, Penn.; Linda Newsome (Rickey) Prather, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Trina Newsome (Paul) Carter, New Hebron; brothers, Earl Newsome, St. Louis, Mo.; Robert Newsome Jr., Prentiss; sisters, Bertha Lewis, Gary, Ind.; Bobbie Ann Newsome, Buffalo, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.