Dorothy Parker Newsome, 86, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Scotland Manor Health Care Center in Scotland Neck.
A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Charles Bartholomew will be presiding.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born on July 12, 1930 in Bertie County, NC to the late Gordon Keith Parker and Sallie Mary Parker. Dorothy worked at the Enfield Sewing Plant and as a Seamstress at Family Cleaners in Scotland Neck for many years and will be greatly missed by family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, L.E. Newsome; her son, Ray Newsome; and her grandson, Jake Gronger.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Sue Armstrong and husband Richie of Scotland Neck; her son, Edward Newsome and wife Marie of Lowgap; her sister, Peggie Ann Jones and husband Fred of Roanoke Rapids; her grandchildren, Suzanne A. Newsome, Michelle N. Meyers, and Jesse Gronger; and her great-grandchildren, Monica Kaiser, Kayla Newsome, Lily Newsome, Dana Greeson, Tony Greeson, Jr., Gunnar Meyers, and Autumn Gronger.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.