Pearl F. Newsom, age 83 of Grethel, KY, widow of Icess Newsom passed away Friday, February 19, 2016 at her residence. She was born April 28, 1932 in Grethel, KY, the daughter of the late Noah and Maudie Hall Frasure. She was a member of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.

She is survived by one daughter: Bonita Devon (Zachary) Akers, Grethel, KY; two grandchildren: Sheena Desha Spradlin, Tosh Brandon Akers; two great-grandchildren: Zachary Brance Spradlin and Blaine Douglas “Ike” Akers.

In addition to her husband and parents, Pearl is preceded in death by one sister: Mavis Frasure Newsom.

The funeral service was conducted Monday, February 22, 2016 at in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, KY with Bob Harper and Tommy Spears officiating. Burial followed in the Effie Hall Newsom Cemetery, Grethel, KY. Visitation was held Saturday and Sunday at Hall Funeral Home.

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