Matlock Christine Newsom Matlock, age 77, of Columbus, passed away on November 6, 2013. Mrs. Matlock was born on January 19, 1936 in Nashville, TN to the union of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Thomas (Mary Taylor) Newsom. Surviving are her children, Mrs. Pamela (Steffan) Bailey and Mrs. Angela (Anthony) Randle; sister, Louise Newsom of Nashville, TN; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and friends. Christine was one of the famous Clara Ward Singers of Philadelphia, PA, traveling the country performing gospel music during the 1960's. She was a living legend. Funeral service Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 11 a.m., Chapel of CALIMAN FUNERAL SERVICES, 3700 Refugee Rd., where the family will receive friends 10 a.m. until the time of service. Elder Frankie Patterson, eulogist. Interment Evergreen Burial Park. www.calimanfuneralservices.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 11, 2013