08/24/07 — JULIA A. NEWSOME

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July 22, 1911-Aug 18, 2007

Julia Rowe Braswell Newsome, 96, of 1200 Franklin St., died at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, N.C.

She was born to the late Julius and Sarah Rowe and departed this life on Saturday. Later she married the late Ivory Braswell. From this union they had 10 children. After Mr. Ivory Braswell's death, she married the late Thomas Newsome.

James Lee Braswell, Pennia Coley and Ivory Ray Braswell, all preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St., Goldsboro. Interment will follow in Green Cemetery, Fremont. Visitation was held on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, from 1 to 7 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home. A wake was held Thursday evening, Aug. 23, 2007, at Hamilton Funeral Chapel from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. with the family present to receive friends and other family members.

She leaves to cherish her memories her children, Mary Edmundson of Baltimore, Md., Julia Ward of Goldsboro, Bertha Collins of Baltimore, Md., Leroy Braswell and Elroy Braswell of New York City, Jimmie Ray Braswell and Willard Braswell of Baltimore, Md.; four daughters-in-law, Judy Charlotte of New York City; Betty and Pamela Braswell of Baltimore, Md.; three sons-in-law, Haiddie Edmundson, Lane Collins of Baltimore, Md., and the late Sulvan and George Coley.

Cards, love-grams or condolences may be faxed to Hamilton Funeral Home at 919-735-4725 or e-mail to hamiltonfc@bellsouth.net.


Published in Obituaries on August 24, 2007 2:31 PM