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Stephen Phillip "Newt" Newsome

April 30, 1948 - July 31, 2009

Stephen Phillip “Newt” Newsome, 61, died Friday, July 31, 2009.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Aubrey Spear will be presiding.

Newt worked as a carpenter in Scotland Neck for many years and was an award-winning photographer. He loved riding around the “Horn” and fishing on the Roanoke River.

Newt was preceded in death by his parents, A. D. Newsome and Mary Frances Newsome.

He is survived by his brother, Al Newsome and wife Beverly of Poquoson, VA; cousin and special friend, Donna Coleman of Scotland Neck; many other cousins, nieces, and nephews; special friends, Aubrey “Gene” Butler, Monte Heclo, and Sandra Whitehead all of Scotland Neck and John and Kim Murray of Zebulon; and special neighbors, Buzz and Mary Turner of Scotland Neck.

The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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