Lula Mae Newsome, age 80 of Allen, passed away Saturday, March 12 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She was born June 28, 1935 in Knott County to the late Miles and Nova Adkins Slone. She was a homemaker and a member of the Arkansas Church of God. Lula was married to the late Earl Newsome. She is survived by a son and daughter, Maynard (Connie) Crum of Woodridge, Virginia and Barbara (the late Larry) Castle of Allen; a granddaughter Crystal Day Page; a great-grandson: Matthew Page; brother and sister: Crandell Slone of Shelbyville and Loretta McKinney of Martin; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her Parents: Miles and Nova Adkins Slone; Husband: Earl Newsome; Granddaughter: Michelle Lea Castle; Brothers and Sister: Dan Slone, Van Slone and Shelby Jean Rowe.

Visitation was held Sunday, March 13 at at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 15 at at Nelson Frazier with Maynard Crum, Bud Crum and Ernest Reynolds. Burial followed in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel.
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