Close Window Back to Current Obituaries Share This Obituary  
Obituary Send Flowers Send a Card
~The Obituary~

Robert Newsome was born September 27, 1964 to Merlene Davis Newsome and the late Rudolph Newsome in Quitman, Georgia. After working lengthy jobs for many years, Robert began his own transportation service and retired at an early age in 2011. Robert departed this life February 22, 2018. He was a resident of Thomas County in Thomasville, Georgia.

He was a member of Beulah Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Dixie, Georgia where he served as a Deacon, Active Assistant Superintendent of Sunday School under the leadership of his pastor Alonza A. Fudge. On September 28, 2013, he was joined in Holy Matrimony to his beloved wife, Sis. Maggie Rountree-Newsome. To this union four children were brought together as these two were to become one family, Donta Travis (Emily), Thomasville, GA, Robert Campbell, Quitman, GA, Robert Miller (Charlies), Atlanta, GA and a loving daughter Ashley Miller (Bryce), Tallahassee, FL. He was a grandfather who adored his grandchildren, Kaorie, Tijay, Auria, (Jaziel); Along with his loving wife, children, grandchildren and beloved mother Merlene Newsome, he leaves to cherish his memories, five brothers, Anthony Newsome (Juanita), Savannah, GA, Calvin Newsome (LaChandra), Locust Grove, GA, Tony Newsome, Atlanta, GA, Kenneth Newsome, Quitman, GA, one brother preceded him in death, Toye Newsome; four sisters, Diane Newsome (Ron), Carol Newsome (Steve), Debra Davis, Quitman, GA, one sister preceded him in death, Bonita Christian; eight aunts, Nadine Jefferson, Miami, FL, Rena Dixon (Richard), Quitman, GA, Roberta Howard (Willie), Valdosta, GA, Gloria Newsome, North Carolina, Vinnie Arnold, Quitman, GA, Teresa Rountree (Ernest), Eloise Penny (Kenny), Lake Park, GA, JoCarolyn Brown (Willie), Quitman, GA, one aunt preceded him in death, Annie Ruth Jones; nine uncles, Alfred Gray, Quitman, GA, Charles Davis (Ruth), Dixie, GA, Frederick James, Lake Park, GA, Jewel Gray, Valdosta, GA, five uncles preceded him in death, Wesley Davis, Jr., Joe Davis, Tommie Lee Davis, Frank Davis, Elize Davis; mother-in-law, Evangeline Rountree, Dixie, GA; brother-inlaws, Earnest Rountree (Teresa), Lake Park, GA, Terrell E. Rountree (Monique), Leesburg, GA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 4PM at Church of God in Unity Tabernacle with Rev. Alonza Fudge, eulogist.  Burial will follow in Hill Crest Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Please continue to keep the Newsome family in your daily thoughts and prayers.

Robert Newsome
No Photo Loaded
Sign The Guestbook
Name
City & State
select
Message

Submit Your Message
Print Guestbook
View Full Guestbook
  • Friday, March 02, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home
  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    My deepest sympathy for your loss and condolences to the family and friends. Time and unforseen be fall all Ecclesiasites 9:11 . God does NOT cause death right now. Our heavenly father is sending Jesus to solve all man kinds problems, by means of his kingdom coming here on Earth. Our father who is in heaven , let your kingdom come on Earth as it is in Heaven. This is a government coming . This is what it will bring, here on Earth. There will be no more death, no more pain, tears, sorrow, morning, no wars, we will be young again, he is going to bring the dead back to life here on Earth. and make a paradise here on Earth. There is more. If you interested email me at : russt122346@gmail.com. All free. So I can tell you more from the Bible. It is to comfort you. Kathy. Look up in your Bible: Matt 6:6 - 10, Dan 2:44, Rev 21:3-5, Job 33:25
    ~ Kathy   Graham, NE
  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    My deepest sympathy for your loss and condolences to the family and friends. Time and unforseen be fall all Ecclesiasites 9:11 . God does NOT cause death right now. Our heavenly father is sending Jesus to solve all man kinds problems, by means of his kingdom coming here on Earth. Our father who is in heaven , let your kingdom come on Earth as it is in Heaven. This is a government coming . This is what it will bring, here on Earth. There will be no more death, no more pain, tears, sorrow, morning, no wars, we will be young again, he is going to bring the dead back to life here on Earth. and make a paradise here on Earth. There is more. If you interested email me at : russt122346@gmail.com. All free. So I can tell you more from the Bible. It is to comfort you. Kathy. Look up in your Bible: Matt 6:6 - 10, Dan 2:44, Rev 21:3-5, Job 33:25
    ~ Kathy   Graham, NC
  • Friday, April 20, 2018
    Warm and loving thoughts from The Carter Family are with you during your bereavement period. May you find comfort as you remember the many loving moments that you shared with Robert. Thankful to Jesus' ransom sacrifice, we can look forward to seeing our loved ones who are sleeping in death, including Robert, as we experience the many blessings we are assured by means of God's undeserved kindness and by exercising faith in His only-begotten Son. (John 3:16; Acts 24:15; Revelation 21:3-5) Our condolences!
    ~ The Carter Family   Miami, FL
  • Thursday, May 03, 2018
    Many prayers sent to the family for strength to endure the pain of losing a loved one in death. John 5:28-29 is a promise that the Almighty God gives us.
    ~ CMN   Ellenwood, GA