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Mr. Paul Thomas Newsome
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mrs. Virginia “Ginger” Salvino
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Paul Thomas Newsome, age 77, died on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation Center under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.
    The Bulloch County native was a graduate of Marvin Pittman High School and later lived in Warner Robins, Ga., for many years. He worked for Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex for 30 years before moving back to Statesboro in 2008.
    He loved to fish and raising his dogs. Paul loved everyone he met.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Pikulski Newsome; his parents, Leon H. and Pearl Hunnicutt Newsome; his stepfather, Fred Dickey; and a brother-in-law, Earnie Gagne’.
    Surviving are his children, Vicki N. (Kevin) Stokes of Warner Robins, Ga.; and Stan Newsome; his grandchildren, James Newsome of Forsyth, Ga.; and Dillon Walsh of Bryon, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, his sisters, Mary (Larry) Lee, Judy Gagne’ and Carolyn (Dave) Groom, all of Statesboro.
    A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Elmer Baptist Church with the Rev. Art Tarver officiating.
    The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459; or to Elmer Baptist Church, 56 Zettwell Road, Statesboro, GA 30458.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, October 6, 2018

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