Betty Ruth Newsom
Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2011 1:55 pm
The Messenger, March 17, 2011
Elizabeth “Betty Ruth” Newsom, 65, of Tiptonville, formerly of Hickman, Ky., died March 15, 2011, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Strong Funeral Home in Hickman, with Revs. Eddie Mallonee and Paul Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Hickman City Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home and Friday from noon until service time.
She was born Nov. 6, 1945, in Hickman, daughter of the late Boyd and Mable (Hayden) O’Connor.
She is survived by her husband, James Newsom; three sons, Bret Johnson of Ridgely, Ricky Newsom of Hornbeak and Kevin Newsom of Tiptonville; her daughter, Tonna Miller of Union City; two sisters, Lou Wainscott and Anita Lawrence, both of Hickman; and 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Newsom was also preceded in death by four brothers, Leo O’Connor, Joe O’Connor, Steve O’Connor and Bruce O’Connor.