AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. June Pennington Newsome, wife of Lamar E. Newsome, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 10:00 A.M., in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor Larry Harmon officiating. Interment will be at noon in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Avera, GA. Pallbearers will be Mike Brannon, Aaron Leggett, Robert Schnackenberg, Tony Newsome, Billy Pennington. She was preceded in death by her brother Roy Pennington and a sister Vivian Bradbury. Other survivors include her Daughters, Connie Crawley (David) of Leesville, SC and Janice Leggett (Eddy) of Evans, GA; brothers, Rudolph Pennington of Williston, SC and Melvin Pennington of Windsor, SC; sister, Mildred Huffman of Aiken, SC; grandchildren, Sherry C. Schnackenberg (Robert) and Aaron Leggett (Wendy); great- grandchildren, Grant Taylor and Jackson Leggett. Mrs. Newsome was born in Williston, SC to the late Richard and Estelle Wall Pennington. She retired from Gracewood State School and Hospital. She was a member of Central Baptist Church and the LeCompt Sunday School Class. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Rd. Augusta, Georgia 30906. Chanceandhydrick.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 9, 2012