Peggy Jo Newsome

Funeral service for Peggy Jo Newsome, 75, of Salem was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at Jeffcoat-Trant Chapel. Dr. Rusty Sowell officiated.
Burial was held in Salem Methodist Cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.
Peggy passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, GA. She was born May 16, 1939, and was a lifelong resident of Salem.
She was retired from the Lee County Probate office, where she served for 47 years. Peggy served on the Board of Directors of the Salem Volunteer Fire Department, Ladies Auxiliary of Salem and SICA. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters Sametra (Willie Murphy) Burnett of Salem, Lisa (Wade) Elliott of Salem, Marlene (David) Linthicum of Salem; son Perry (Jennifer) Pruitt of Salem; six grandchildren, Lynn, Kacee, Parker, Walker, Wyatt, Jessie; two great grandchildren, McKenzi and Dylan; sister-in-law Ann Lisenby of Salem; and special friend Charles Sutton of LaFayette.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home directed.