Atlas T. Newsome

Atlas Thurman Newsome, 74, of Hopewell passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013. Atlas was a veteran and served his country proudly in the U.S. Army.

He retired from Allied Signal (Honeywell) after 29 years of service as an instrument technician, and in his free time he loved playing music on his guitar. Atlas is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Annabelle Thomas Newsome; sister, Becky Townsend.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Gail Newsome; sons, Roger Newsome, James Newsome; brother, Madison Newsome and his wife Nit; sisters, Helen Pridgen, Jewel West; devoted friends Gloria Tyler, and Bob Stewart and his wife Beulah.

A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Interment will follow in Bermuda Memorial Park. Condolences may be registered at .

Published in The Progress-Index on Mar. 23, 2013