Emporia, Virginia


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Albert Sr., age 82, of Emporia, Va., passed away January 10, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl T. Newsome. He is survived by daughters, Deborah N. Ferguson (David) of North Chesterfield, Va., and Lisa N. Varga of Annandale, Va.; son, George A. Newsome Jr. (Lisa) of Clifton Park, N.Y.; grandchildren, Alexandra, Christina and Adam of Clifton Park, N.Y.; sister, Joanne N. House; brothers, Robert H. Newsome, Richard G. Newsome, John A. Newsome, Donald L. Newsome, Frankie Newsome and James Newsome; and numerous nieces and nephews. George was a charter member of Meherrin Ruritan Club and a member of Main Street United Methodist Church. A committal service will be held 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Emporia Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at Main Street United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends following the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church. Echols Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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