Velma Anglin Newsom
Velma Anglin Newsom
  • February 13, 1926 - January 2, 2018
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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Funeral services for Mrs. Velma Anglin Newsom will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, January 6, 2018 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Jena with Fellowship Pastor Michael Devillier officiating. Interment will follow in the Roberts Cemetery in Kelly, Louisiana under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Jena. The family request that visitation be observed on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:00 AM until time of service at Hixson Brothers in Jena.

Mrs. Newsom, 91, formerly of Trout, Louisiana, went to be with her Lord on January 2, 2018 at her home in Huntsville, Alabama. She was born on February 13, 1926 in Jena, LA and had lived in Huntsville since 1998. She was a devoted Christian of the Baptist faith and was a former member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Huntsville.

Mrs. Newsom was the daughter of the late Susco and Ophelia Whatley Anglin of Jena, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Etheledge Newsom; her brothers, Robert Anglin, Loys Anglin and A.C. Anglin; her sister, Lillian Anglin White and her son, Dennis Wayne Gough.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Carol Darlene Gough Ramaker; her son, Max Eldon Gough(Portial); granddaughters, Cindy Daniel, Jodi York, Leslie Teplin, Corki Ramaker and Julia Ledesma; her grandsons, Travis Gough, Richard Gough and Charles Gough; step daughters, Betty Jean Newsom Worley, Linda Sue Newsom All, Donna Rosemary Newson McLendon; stepson, Robert Jeffery Newsom, as well as several great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held for Velma in Huntsville at a later date. Please sign her guest registry at