Waneta (Pride) Newsome

May 24, 1925 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 93)




Waneta Pride Newsome, age 93, of Martin, KY, widow of Estill W. Newsome, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the Prince William Medical Center, Manassas, VA. She was born May 24, 1925 in Bloomingrose, WV a daughter of the late John and Judy Halstead Pride. Waneta was a Retired Nurse with Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, and a member of the Graceway United Methodist Church, Maytown, KY.


She is survived by one son, Norman Michael (Polly) Newsome, Lexington, KY, one daugter; Mary Newsome DiPaolo, Bristow, VA, six grandchildren; Robert Newsome, Noreen Marcum, Patrick DiPaolo, James DiPaolo, Leah Thomas and Tamara DiPaolo, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.


In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by one grandson, Christopher Newsome and son-in-law, Joe DiPaolo.


Funeral service for Waneta Pride Newsome will be conducted Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1 PM in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Roy Harlow officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.

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