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