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Valerie Newsom Achee

A loving daughter, mother and grandmother, she passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at approximately 1:30 am at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. She was a native of Alexandria, resident of Baton Rouge and had retired from Louisiana State University as a Researcher. There will be a Memorial Gathering at University United Methodist Church, 3550 Dalrymple Dr., Baton Rouge, La. 70802 on Monday, October 28, 2013 from 10:00 am until Memorial service at 11:00 am. Conducted by Rev. Larry Miller and Rev. Carol Civils. She is survived by her mother: Margaret Eileen Zike Newsom, 1 daughter & son-in-law: Yvette Achee Buckner & Al Buckner, 1 son & daughter-in-law: Timothy Achee, Jr. & Deepa Srikanta, 1 sister: Susan Cantwell, 2 brothers: Johnny Newsom & Michael Newsom, 4 grandchildren: Stephen Buckner, Brittney White, Cole Buckner & Saraswati Srikanta-Achee. She was preceded in death by her husband: Timothy Achee, Sr. and her father: John Derrell Newsom. She was a lifelong artist and a long time member and a former Sunday School teacher at University United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge, La. To offer condolences to the family, you may visit our website at www.oursofh.com.

Funeral Home

Ourso Funeral Home
13533 Airline Highway Gonzales, LA 70737
(225) 647-8608

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27, 2013
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