Weatherford Democrat

Obituaries

February 25, 2014

Marilyn Jane Newsome

Marilyn Jane Newsome, age 64, passed away Feb. 22, 2014, in Fort Worth. 

Family received friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at the funeral home. Service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. at Memory Gardens.

She was the third of four daughters born to Herman and Pete Harris. They moved to Springtown, Texas, where she attended school. In the summer of 1964, she met the love of her life, Jerry Newsome. They married Aug. 19, 1966, and made their home in Weatherford. They had two sons, Jerry Wendell, Jr., and Gregory Morris.

Marilyn was a member of the Springtown Eastern Stars of the Masonic Lodge. Marilyn graduated from Fort Worth Beauty College and opened her own salon. Later, she worked at the Weatherford Democrat, General Dynamics and Weatherford Aero Space. She loved gardening, sewing and cooking for her family most of all.

She is survived by her husband of over 47 years, Jerry Newsome; sons, Jerry Newsome, Jr., and wife, Carole Lynn, Greg Newsome and Miranda Sanchez; sister, Joyce Bruton and husband, Robert; brother-in-law, Mike Hunter; numerous nieces and nephews, Magen, Rudy, Tammy, Travis, Wayne, Tony, Tracy, Amy, Don, Neil and Scott.

Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Pete Harris, sisters, Lois Harris Rippetoe and Toni Harris Hunter.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

 

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