James Newsom Sr.(1925 - 2013)

James F. Newsom, Sr.

Funeral services for James F. Newsom, Sr. will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 12, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Swartz with Rev. Jeff Smart officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.

Mr. Newsom was born on October 1, 1925 in Spencer, LA and passed away on September 8, 2013 in Monroe, LA. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Swartz, LA, a former member of the Lion's Club, a retired Principal of Swartz Junior High School and former Director of Federal Programs for the Ouachita Parish School System. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Viola J. Newsom; a son, Jimmy Newsom and wife, Teresa; grandchildren, Amanda Bonsall and husband, Craig, Jay Newsom; 8 great-grandchildren; and "Adopted" Son, Paul Hough.

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

Kilpatrick Funeral Home

Monroe, LA.

Funeral Home

Kilpatrick Funeral Home
1200 Lamy Lane Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 323-9611

Published in The News Star on Sept. 11, 2013