Lucille Newsom

March 26, 1920 ~ January 12, 2020

Lucille Newsom

     Lucille Newsom, daughter of the late August Jessie Sittner and Gertrude Tuck Sittner was born on March 26, 1920 in Vanduser, Missouri and departed this life on January 12, 2020 at the Winchester Place in Bernie, Missouri at the age of 99 years.

     Mrs. Newsom was a care giver and a resident of Dexter.

     On May 31, 1936 she was united in marriage to Elam “Cotton” Newsom in Piggott, Arkansas.  Mr. Newsom preceded her in death on May 24, 1969.

     She is survived by four daughters, Elvena Martin and husband Ronnie of Dexter, Missouri, Marian Newsom of Salt Lake City, Utah, Carolyn Lucille Williams of Fenton, Missouri, and Judy Farthing and her husband Joe of Bridgeton, Missouri; by one daughter-in-law, Marilyn Newsom of Puxico, Missouri; by eleven grandchildren, Melanie, Bryce, Jeffery, Jennifer, Kimberly, Becky, Jamie, Ronnie Jr., Kelvin, Tracy and Joey.

     Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Elam “Sonny” Newsom; and by one grandson, Corey Martin.

     A Graveside service will be conducted on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at the Shain Memorial Cemetery near Fisk, Missouri. 

     Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.