Newsom Funeral Home Ebituaries

Mr. Charles David Orr

Charleston, Ms

Mr. Charles David Orr a self employed farmer, age 78, passed away at his home in Charleston, MS February 16, 2017.  The family will receive friends, Saturday February 18, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS . Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Enid, MS.

Mr. Orr a member of First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS,  was also a member of Bear Lake Hunting Club as well as a member of The Ole Miss Alumni Association.

David was a 1960 graduate of Ole Miss where he met  Peggie Newman.  The couple  married on April 22, 1961.

Mr. Orr served in the U.S. Army and his basic training  was at Fort Rucker, AL. He began farming in 1974, and was an outstanding farmer.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Peggie Newman Orr of Charleston; a son Craig (Natalie) Orr of Laurel, MS; three grandchildren Eli, Mariana and Chloe all of Laurel, MS.

Mr. Orr is preceded in death by his parents, Charles L. and Pearl Odell Orr and one brother, Thomas Orr.

Family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS.

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Mrs. Johnnie Wrenn

Charleston

Mrs. Johnnie Wrenn age 95, passed away February 2, 2017 Tillatoba, MS. Family will receive friends Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church, Tillatoba, MS. Interment will be New Hope Cemetery, Scobey, MS.

Mrs. Wrenn was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and was retired from Grenada Hospital, Grenada, MS.

Mrs. Wrenn is survived by her daughters, Carol Winter, Tillatoba, MS, Jean (James) Hughes, Tchula, MS; her son, Michael (Annette) Wrenn, Tillatoba, MS; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Wrenn was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer Wrenn, her parents, Robert Jutson and Daisy Ellett, four sisters and two brothers.

Family requests that you consider memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Ms. Sandra Smith Hardy

Charleston, MS

Ms. Sandra Smith Hardy, age 74, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 Oxford, MS. Family will receive friends Monday, January 30, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Charleston, MS. Interment to follow at Charleston City Cemetery, Charleston, MS.

Ms. Hardy, a member of First Baptist Church, Charleston, MS was a retired employee of Mississippi Department of Human Service.

Surviving Ms. Hardy are her three daughters, Lezlie (Trip) Arnold of Batesville, MS, Evelyn (Jacob) Prince of Grenada, MS, Tiffany ( Hunter) Crose of Philipsburg, MT.; her brothers Gene  (Betty) Smith of Atlanta, GA, Ted (Mary Nell) Smith, Batesville, MS; six grandchildren and five Great-Grandchildren.  Ms Hardy was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Monroe and Evelyn Smith.

Family requests memorials be sent to;

Tallahatchie General Hospital Extended Care Facility, P.O. Box 230, Charleston, MS 38921.

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Mr. Robert Marvin Simmons

Charleston, MS

Mr. Robert Marvin Simmons, age 76, passed away January 12, 2017 Charleston, MS. Family will receive friends January 14,2017 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at Community Church of God, Charleston, MS. Interment will be  Magnolia Garden, Charleston, MS.

Mr. Simmons was a member of Community Church of God, Charleston, MS.

Mr. Simmons is survived by his wife, Gloria Lindley Simmons; his three daughters Linda (Roger) Allbritton and Carolyn( Larry Joe) Lindley both of Charleston, MS, Judy (Johnny) Whitten of Cascilla, MS; his two sons, Kelvin (Denise) Simmons of Grenada, MS and Steve (Tammy) Simmons of Charleston, MS. Also surviving Mr. Simmons are six sisters Inez Shaw, Charleston, MS, Nellie (Billy) Early, Charleston, MS, Barbara (Nolan) Martin, Coffeeville, MS, Betty Tribble, Charleston, MS Dorothy (Jim) Armstrong, Hattiesburg, MS, Patsy Simmons, Charleston, MS; two brothers, Floyd (Connie) Simmons,  and Donnie Simmons both of Charleston, MS; thirteen Grandchildren and seven Great-Grandchildren.

Proceeding Mr. Simmons in death were his parents, Douglas and Lillie Simmons, a sister, Dinah Fitzpatrick and two brothers, Ardis Simmons and Cecil Simmons.

Family requests that you consider memorial donations to Gideon's International.

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Mr. Donald "Don" Stacey Benson

Charleston, MS

Mr. Donald "Don" Stacey Benson age 53, of Marianna, AR passed away Saturday December 24, 2016 Springfield, IL.

Family will receive friends at a catered reception Friday December 30, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel, Charleston, MS. The funeral service will be Saturday, December 31, 2016 at First Baptist Church, Charleston, MS with a visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. Interment  Charleston City Cemetery, Charleston, MS.

Mr. Benson, a member of First United Methodist Church, Marianna, AR was the owner of Crop Services, Inc, Marianna, AR. Mr. Benson was a graduate of Mississippi State University; with a Masters degree from Arkansas State University.  He was a member of Crop Consultants Association, a certified crop adviser, and a crop consultant.

Mr. Benson is survived by his wife, Kim Benson, Marianna, AR;  two daughters, Amber Benson, Marianna, AR and Chelsea Benson, St. Louis, MO; his parents, Ray and Margaret Ann Benson, Charleston, MS and one sister Carla Ann Christian, Brandon, MS.

Family requests memorial contributions be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

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