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Mary A. Newsom

Newsom-1Mary A. Newsom, age 71, of Mena passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

She was born March 6, 1943 in Vallejo, California to the late Mosie Huff and the late Myrtle Hunter Huff. She was married to Dale Newsom for 55 years and worked at Cowden’s Shirt Factory for many years. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and will be dearly missed by all.

She is survived by husband, Dale Newsom of the home; son, Neyland Newsom and wife Nora of Old Dallas, Arkansas; daughter, Betty Lairamore and husband Jeff of Booneville, Arkansas; one brother and two sisters, six grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mosie and Myrtle Huff; infant daughter, Marilyn Newsom; and four brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother George Shipman officiating. Interment will follow in the Gann Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

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