Conway Tearell Newsome

Conway Tearell Newsome

January 27, 2021, 91, Goldsboro –

Conway Tearell Newsome, 91, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

Conway was born in Wayne County on March 20, 1929, he was the son of the late Henry Jordan Newsome and Helen Smith Newsome. He worked for 40 years with Dillon Supply Company. Conway was a longtime member of New Hope Friends Church. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

A service to celebrate Conway’s life will be held by the graveside at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Andrew Hise officiating. The family respectfully requests those attending the service to wear a face covering and practice social distancing measures. A service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date in New Hope Friends Church.

Conway is survived by his daughter, Kim Smith and husband Bobby of Goldsboro; son, Mike Newsome and wife Beverly of Matthews; grandchildren, Lane Ward and wife Lauren, Logan Smith and husband Stetson, Jordan Newsome and wife Marlowe, and Anna Smith; and two great-grandchildren, Landon and Jackson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Maxine Lane Newsome.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be given in his memory to New Hope Friends Church, 4451 Hwy 70 East, Goldsboro, NC 27534 or to Community Home Care and Hospice, 2309 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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