Solomon Alva “Al” Newsome

Augusta, GA – Solomon Alva “Al” Newsome, 84, husband of Catherine Williams Newsome, entered into rest Thursday, October 29, 2015, at his residence.
Memorial services will be held Monday, November 2, 2015, at 12:00 noon from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Todd Wiggins officiatng.
Mr. Newsome, son of the late Sam Newsome and Florine Hardin Newsome, was born in Jefferson County, GA, and graduated from Stapleton High School in 1950. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He and his wife owned and operated A & C Hardware for many years. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.. He thoroughly enjoyed playing golf and was a longtime member of Green Meadows Country Club.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Olin, Gene, and BT Newsome; and his sister, Orie Collins.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Curt Newsome (Cindy), his grandsons, Chris (Terra), Chance (Leslie), Casey, and Caleb Newsome; his great grandchildren, Hailey, Hunter, Layla, and Brooks Newsome; his sister, Opal Johnson, of Yanti, TX; his sister in law, Noreen Newsome; and his special friends, Billy and Kathryn Dye.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Dabney Sunday School Class.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, General Fund, 3045 Deans Bridge Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.
The family will receive friends, Monday, November 2, 2015, from 11:00 AM until the hour of service.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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