CHRISTOPHER NEIL NEWSOME

Born: 06/08/1982
Died: 04/05/2005
Visitation: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE WHEELWRIGHT FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, WHEELWRIGHT
Funeral Service: 11 A.M. FRIDAY, APRIL 8 IN THE WHEELWRGIHT FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Interment: DAVIDSON MEMORIAL GARDENS, IVEL, KY.
 

CHRISTOPHER NEIL NEWSOME, AGE 22, OF MELVIN, SON OF GARY B. AND SANDRA BATES NEWSOME, DIED TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2005 IN THE HOSPICE CARE CENTER, LEXINGTON. HE WAS BORN JUNE 8, 1982 IN LEXINGTON. CHRISTOPHER ATTENDED THE MELVIN GRADE SCHOOL WHERE HE WAS A DUKE SCHOLAR, HE WAS A GRADUATE OF SOUTH FLOYD HIGH SCHOOL, WHERE HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE BAND AND GRADUATED IN THE TOP 10 OF HIS CLASS. HE ATTENDED THE BIG SANDY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE, PRESTONSBURG, WHERE HE WAS ON THE PRESIDENTíS LIST, HAVING EARNED A 4.0 GPA. ADDITIONALLY, HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE WHEELWRIGHT FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, WHEELWRIGHT.

IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS HE SURVIVED BY ONE BROTHER, GARY NOLAN (SHAWNA) NEWSOME, KITE, ONE SISTER, AMY (WILLIAM) NEWSOME CONN, LEXINGTON,

ONE NEICE, EMILY RACHEL NEWSOME, THREE NEPHEWS, JACOB LANDON NEWSOME, ANAKIN REESE CONN, AND CHRISTOPHER JAYCE CONN. HIS PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, WADIE LITTLE NEWSOME, MELVIN, AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, ALPHA BATES, PRESTONSBURG, ALSO SURVIVE.

HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PATERNAL GRANDFATHER, GARDNER NEWSOME AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDFATHER, CHARLES BATES