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Homer Newsome

May 18, 1934 November 11, 2020
Homer Newsome
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HOMER NEWSOME, 86 years of age of Belcher’s Fork section of Grundy, VA, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. Born in Stewart, KY, he was the son of the late Heen and Ella (Kiser) Bowling. He was a longtime resident of Buchanan County, was a Deacon of Little David Old Regular Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and was an owner of Belcher-Newsome Coal Company on Poplar Creek. Home enjoyed auctioneering and was a licensed auctioneer in Virginia and Kentucky for over 40-years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nelma Clevinger Newsome; his son, Terry Michael Newsome; 2-Brothers: Corbett and Junior Newsome; 1-Great-Granddaughter: McKenzie Michelle Prater.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Connie Lynn (Kenneth Norman) Prater of Belchers Fork, VA; his sons, Teddy Ray (Pamela Marshall) Newsome of Belchers Fork, VA, Larry Lee “Pooch” (Mary Ann Davis) Newsome of Big Rock, VA; his daughter-in-law, Sherona Gail Newsome of Abingdon, VA; 2-Sisters: Nadine Tackett of Louisville, KY, Dixie Looney of Pikeville, KY; his twin brother, Hillard Newsome of Louisville, KY.

Also, survived by 8-Grandchildren: Shannon Ray (Amy Beth) Prater, Kristi Nicole (Brian) Street, Amanda (Chris Endicott) Prater, Jason Michael Newsome, Jordan Lee Newsome, Amy Miranda (Steve) Riggsby, Brandon Lee (Tiffany Charles) Newsome; Alexis Nicole Prater; 6-Great-Grandchildren: Emily, Issac, Abby, Anna, Gage and Samuel; and several nieces and nephews including special niece, Karen Damron.

Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Funeral Services for HOMER NEWSOME will be conducted Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Buster Mullins, Frank Newsome, Steve Lyall, Jerry Newsome and Eddie Newsome with his nephew, Randy Newsome with graveside services at Clevinger Family Cemetery on Belchers Fork.

Active Pallbearers will be Shannon Prater, Brandon Newsome, Jason Newsome, Jordan Newsome, Brian Street, Issac Daniels, Gage Bartley, Rusty Clevinger, Green Coleman, Jerry Coleman, Hermon Stiltner, Josh Marshall and Wayne Rasnake.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Steve Riggsby, Kenny Prater, Carl Anderson, Tommy Joe Clevinger, Kermit Clevinger, Dewey Looney, Randy Looney and Johnny McCoy.

We will be taking proactive measures to help prevent the spread of any potential illness. In an effort to minimize direct contact, we ask that you consider avoiding shaking hands or physical contact with the members of the family or other guests. Direct Eye Contact, Loving Words, and a Warm Smile can be as meaningful to the families as a traditional handshake or hug, especially during these difficult times. Face masks or coverings are strongly encouraged.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of HOMER NEWSOME.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

13

Nov

6:00 PM 11/13/2020 6:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Service

Friday

13

Nov

7:00 PM 11/13/2020 7:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

14

Nov

6:00 PM 11/14/2020 6:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Nov

7:00 PM 11/14/2020 7:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral

Sunday

15

Nov

11:00 AM 11/15/2020 11:00:00 AM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Clevinger Cemetery on Belchers Fork Final Resting Place

Belchers Fork Rd
Grundy, va 24614

Belchers Fork Rd Grundy 24614 va
United States
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