oliver l. newsome
June 6, 1946 - Feb. 5, 2013
MARION — Oliver Lee Newsome, 66, of Marion, made his transition peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
Oliver was born in Elkhart on June 6, 1946, to Elder Edgar Newsome and Jessie Mae (Browder) Newsome. Oliver was the 14th child born of this union.
Oliver married Darlene Farrow in 1966.
He worked for Miles as a mixer.
Oliver enjoyed buying and selling artwork and looking for good deals for himself and everyone else. Most of all, Oliver treasured the time he spent with his family and friends because they meant so much to him.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory two sons, Oliver Anthony Newsome and Lance Delner (Tina) Newsome, both of Kalamazoo, Mich.; one daughter, Yvette Kaye (Scott) Lewis of Elkhart; three sisters, Ruth Jones and Martha Webb, both of Elkhart, and Shirley Bramley of Detroit; and two brothers, Wilbert Newsome of Elkhart and Nolan Newsome of South Bend.
His parents; sisters Bertha Thomas, Louise Ursery and Myrean Blakley; and brothers Clarence, Nathaniel, Willie, Curtis, David and Delner all preceded him in death.
A memorial will be at a later date.