Ann Robertson Newsome

Published 9:09 am Thursday, April 20, 2023

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Our beloved sister and aunt, Mrs. Ann Robertson Newsome, 88, of Mocksville, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2023.

She was born on April 11, 1935 in Davie County to the late Taft and Nancy Robertson.

She was a lifelong member of Smith Grove Methodist Church. She graduated from Mocksville High School and pursued a career with the airlines. She loved going to the beach, reading, jigsaw puzzles, and hosting community Christmas parties.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Kenneth Newsome; brother, Shorty Robertson; nephews, Michael Hall, Dana Hall, and Kyle Gregory; brother-in-law, James Hendrix; and longtime sweetheart, William Bailey.

Survivors include: her sisters, Glenna “Sis” Hendrix, Ona Hall, and Linda Gregory (Jim); brother, Ted Robertson (Janice); sister-in-law, Iva Nell Dorse; nieces, Susie Lamb (Joe), Ginger Broadway (Kenny), Kim Harris (Mark), Julie Hall, and Kristi Shannon (Scot); and a host of great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 21 at Smith Grove Church Cemetery with Rev. Barry Melton officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, in the church.

The family wishes to express special thanks to Liberty Hospice and the staff of Somerset Court.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Smith Grove Church, 3492 US 158, Mocksville, NC 27028; or to Angel’s Activities at Somerset Court, 150 Ken Dwiggins Drive, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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