Mr. Johnnie Cecil Newsome, age 74, of Kinard, FL, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 25, 2013, at his home.
Cecil was born on September 16, 1938, in Bay County, FL, and had lived in Kinard for most of his life. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and mechanic. Cecil was a member of Advent Christian Church in Clarksville.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Newsome, of Kinard; one son, John Keith (J.K.) Newsome, and his wife, Nancy, of Kinard; one daughter, Sandy Griffin, and her husband, Joe, of Youngstown; two brothers, George Newsome of Clarksville and Ralph Newsome and his wife, Jean, of Kinard; a sister, Rita Gay, of California; five grandchildren, Ashley Wood and her husband, Zhon, Kyle Griffin and his wife, Danielle, Jacob Newsome and his wife, Betsie, Zachery Newsome and his wife, Jessie, and Wesley Newsome and his wife, Leigh; and six great-grandchildren, Tristan, Khole, Elijah, Scarlett, Blaine and Josie.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 26, at 10:00 am (CDT) from the graveside at Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).