Claudetta (Ledoux) Newsom

November 16, 1939 ~ January 18, 2020 (age 80)


Funeral services for Claudetta-Ledoux Newsom age, 80 of Mount Vernon, Texas will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Purley Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Jordan officiating.  Burial will follow at Purley Cemetery with Cory Newsom, Landon Doss, Rodney Newsom, Ricky Newsom, Dave Elliott and Dylan Stahle serving as pallbearers.

Mrs. Newsom passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.  She was born on November 16, 1939 in Tyler, TX.  The daughter of Charles Marshall Ledoux and Loretta Peters-Ledoux.  She married Nix Newsom on December 18, 1972 in Tyler, TX and he survives.

Mrs. Newsom was a homemaker and retail clerk, she attended Purley Baptist Church and Macon Baptist, a member of the Franklin County Women's Republican party.  She loved spending time with family and serving others.  She had a deep appreciation of fashion and art, specifically Thomas Kinkade.  Above all her faith in Jesus Christ shined through all that she did.

She is survived by two daughters, Stacey Newsom of Rockwall, TX and Kimberley Newsom of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren, Corey Newsom of Garland, TX, Danielle Bailey of Rowlett, TX, Jayme Doss of Rockwall, TX, Landon Doss of Rockwall, TX, Regan Hicks of Winnsboro, TX and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Joyce Diviney and Billie Benson.

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Funeral Service
January 22, 2020

2:00 PM
Purley Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Texas

Interment following funeral service
January 22, 2020

Purley Cemetery
309 Farm Road 900 W
Mount Vernon, TX 75457

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