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Melvin Johnson
B: 1931-07-04
D: 2018-02-17
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Johnson, Melvin
Munjo Hutchins
D: 2018-02-17
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Hutchins, Munjo
Brenda Connell
B: 1942-01-07
D: 2018-02-16
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Connell, Brenda
Larry James
B: 1976-07-06
D: 2018-02-16
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James, Larry
Vera Capps
B: 1922-12-06
D: 2018-02-15
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Capps, Vera
Elizabeth Melton
B: 1930-04-19
D: 2018-02-15
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Melton, Elizabeth
Margaret Dull
B: 1931-06-26
D: 2018-02-14
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Dull, Margaret
Ursula Gelczis
D: 2018-02-14
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Gelczis, Ursula
Phillip Lomax
B: 1935-10-28
D: 2018-02-14
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Lomax, Phillip
Betty Pittman
D: 2018-02-14
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Pittman, Betty
Robert Martin
B: 1988-06-02
D: 2018-02-13
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Martin, Robert
Teressa Schultz
B: 1936-05-05
D: 2018-02-12
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Schultz, Teressa
Judy Fowler
D: 2018-02-10
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Fowler, Judy
Carl Kilgore
B: 1940-06-26
D: 2018-02-10
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Kilgore, Carl
Patsy Aycock
D: 2018-02-09
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Aycock, Patsy
Harvey Adams
B: 1948-05-02
D: 2018-02-09
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Adams, Harvey
Pauline Savage
B: 1936-11-01
D: 2018-02-08
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Savage, Pauline
Gail Fuller
B: 1938-08-08
D: 2018-02-08
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Fuller, Gail
Edna McElroy
B: 1925-10-09
D: 2018-02-07
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McElroy, Edna
Clara Dooley
B: 1930-03-04
D: 2018-02-07
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Dooley, Clara
Sandra Jorgensen
B: 1941-03-20
D: 2018-02-06
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Jorgensen, Sandra

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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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