Opal Prescott Newsom
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Funeral services was held Saturday July 28, 2012 graveside at Woodlawn Cemetery in Columbia at 1pm for Mrs. Opal Prescott Newsom age 97 years who passed away Thursday July 26, 2012 at McComb Nursing and Rehabilitation in McComb, Ms. Rev. Gerald Buckley officiated the service. Mrs. Newsom worked at Reliance in Columbia as a young woman and was a dedicated homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Columbia. She was preceded in death by her husband James Hezzie Newsom, parents John P. & Mattie May Ellzey Prescott, two brothers J. C. Prescott, Paul Prescott, and a sister Ruby Buckley. Mrs. Opal is survived by one son Mickey Newsom and his wife Rose Marie of Magnolia, Ms.
Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on July 31, 2012