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Robert Seerley
B: 1930-10-06
D: 2018-05-19
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Seerley, Robert
Mae Duncan
B: 1937-04-05
D: 2018-05-17
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Duncan, Mae
Paula Campbell
B: 1940-06-14
D: 2018-05-16
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Campbell, Paula
Howard Akins, Jr.
B: 1950-04-02
D: 2018-05-15
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Akins, Jr., Howard
William "Bill" Williams
B: 1943-02-05
D: 2018-05-14
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Williams, William "Bill"
Gregory Singleton
D: 2018-05-14
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Singleton, Gregory
Margaret McReynolds
B: 1925-02-02
D: 2018-05-13
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McReynolds, Margaret
Stacey Bowden
B: 1995-08-21
D: 2018-05-13
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Bowden, Stacey
James Armour
B: 1941-02-02
D: 2018-05-12
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Armour, James
Garnett Daniel
B: 1926-07-31
D: 2018-05-12
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Daniel, Garnett
Patricia Robison
B: 1925-07-06
D: 2018-05-10
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Robison, Patricia
Barbara Rowan
B: 1945-12-07
D: 2018-05-09
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Rowan, Barbara
Donald Wright
B: 1939-04-10
D: 2018-05-09
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Wright, Donald
Ronnie Murphy
D: 2018-05-09
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Murphy, Ronnie
Harry Phillips
B: 1937-09-21
D: 2018-05-08
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Phillips, Harry
William Chambers
B: 1939-11-18
D: 2018-05-08
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Chambers, William
Ted Crowe
D: 2018-05-06
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Crowe, Ted
Joyce Saxon
B: 1944-04-13
D: 2018-05-06
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Saxon, Joyce
Sammy Goad
D: 2018-05-05
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Goad, Sammy
Margaret Bradberry
B: 1940-05-13
D: 2018-05-05
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Bradberry, Margaret
Tommie Lee
B: 1952-04-17
D: 2018-05-04
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Lee, Tommie

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Obituary for Martha Newsome

Mrs. Martha M. Newsome died May 10, 2016, after a long life and a brief illness. Originally from Sylacauga, Alabama, where she was born on June 5, 1924, she was the wife of the late Professor George L. Newsome, Jr. who taught at the University of Georgia from 1958 until his retirement. Martha was a graduate of Judson College in Alabama with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Martha taught elementary as well as high school students in Alabama prior to and in the early years of her marriage to Professor Newsome. She also worked during World War II as a chemist for a major chemical company conducting defense research. She was a wife, mother and homemaker, as well. She was an artist, a scientist, a teacher, mother, grandmother, enthusiastic gardener, and a lover of nature and wildlife. Martha is survived by her daughters, Professor Elizabeth Newsome of California and Mary Sloan of Kansas, her son, retired educator, teacher and consultant, George L. Newsome, III of Athens, and her grandson, Michael A. Sloan, who is an attorney in Wichita, KS. Graveside services will be held in Athens Memory Gardens, Monday, May 16, 2016 at 11AM where she will be buried beside her husband. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West is in charge of arrangements. (www.lordandstephens.com)
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