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Betty Newsom

June 13, 1932 — March 29, 2015

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MAMOU- It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Betty M. Newsom, 82, announces her passing on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Oak lane Wellness and Rehabilitation in Eunice. Chapel services will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at the Ardoin Funeral Chapel in Mamou. Burial will follow in the First Baptist Cemetery Rev. Elie Woerner and Rev. Travis Turner officiating.
Betty grew up in Smackover Arkansas. She married Marvin Guy Newsom, Sr. in 1951.Betty and Marvin moved to Mamou, Louisiana in 1953 where they raised their family. Betty taught the Ladies Bible Study at the First Baptist Church in Ville Platte where they were members for over 35 years. Mrs. Newsom worked as Town Clerk for the Town of Mamou for 20 years. She served on the Council of aging and was a Pink Lady for Savoy Medical Center. She also was a wonderful baker and loved to share her pies with other people.
Betty Newsom is survived by her sister, Mary Manley Reed of Ashdown Arkansas; her four sons, Marvin Guy Newsom, Jr and wife, Nancy of Henderson, Co, James Newsom and wife Shannon of Eunice, La, Bryan Newsom and wife, Michelle of Eunice, La and Scott Newsom and wife, Chasity of Mamou, La; ten grandchildren, Dr.Kyle Newsom and wife, Bethany of Shreveport, La, Aaron Newsom and wife, Danielle of Lafayette, La, Lauren Martinez and husband, Chris of Greeley, Co, Frank Newsom of Henderson, Co, Katy James and husband, Ryan of Crowley, La, Ashley Newsom, Neil Newsom, Wesley Newsom of Eunice, La, Keri Beth Newsom of Lafayette and Samuel Newsom of Mamou, La; four great-grandchildren and one on the way, Karleigh and Erin Newsom , Greyson James and Adelyn Newsom

She will now reunite in Heaven with her parents, Thelma Campbell and Ralph Nichols Manley, one son, Thomas Neil Newsom and her husband, Marvin Guy Newsom, Sr. They surely await her arrival with open arms and joyous hearts
We want to thank Oak lane Wellness Center and La. Hospice and palliative Care for their compassion and care. In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Acadian Baptist Center at 1202 Academy Road, Eunice, La 70535
The family requests that visiting hours be observed on Tuesday from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 A.M. on Wednesday until time of services.

You may go on line to observe the obituary at
Ardoin's funeral Home of Mamou is in Charge of Funeral Arrangements.337-468-5231


Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
5pm until 9 pm


Chapel Services

Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
1:00 p.m.


First Baptist Cemetery
Mike Lane
Mamou, LA  70554
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