Donald “Gene” Newsome, SR

Donald “Gene” Newsome, SR, 72, of Winston-Salem, passed away Peacefully on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Gene served in the US Army and retired from FedEx freight. He was preceded in death by his mother  Katherine N. Allmond; and a  sister Brenda Miller. Gene is survived by his wife of 51 years, Donna Long Newsome; two sons Donald E. Newsome, Jr of Roanoke, VA and Kenneth W. Newsome and wife Cathy of King, NC; a brother Gary Newsome; four grandchildren Kyle and Kole Newsome and Chase and Kaitlyn Newsome; and one great-grandchild Kalix Newsome.  A celebration of Life will be held  3:30 PM Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in the fellowship hall at New Friendship Baptist Church, 4258 Old Lexington Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Trellis Supportive care www.trellissupport.org.

6 Responses to “Donald “Gene” Newsome, SR

  • Courtney Hankins
    7 months ago

    Gene was such a joy to know for the short time that I did. He left an impression that will not be forgotten. I am glad to know he is finally at peace. My prayers for comfort and peace go to all of his family and friends. 💚

  • joyce Callaway
    7 months ago

    Donna and family,
    Praying the Lords sweet presence is very real to you as you cherish your good memories of Gene to help you through this time
    Joyce Callaway

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    So sorry to hear about Gene. Loved him like a brother. Becky Royall Needham ❤️

  • Kelly Jones
    7 months ago

    Don and family,
    So sorry to hear about Gene’s passing. We are thinking about you, Kenny, Donna and your whole family. Much love to you guys.

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