Don Edwin Newsome

January 2, 1940 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 80)


Don Newsome, 80, resident of Alvarado, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 in Burleson, surrounded by his loving family. Don was born January 2, 1940 in Mount Vernon, Texas the son of Edith Elaine Tedford Newsome and William Ernest Newsome. He graduated from Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth and served in the US Army. While in the Army he married Kathleen Angela Hudlow November 26, 1960 in Pasco, Washington. Don and his wife started Boulevard Baptist Church in Burleson in 1967. Later they started Central Baptist Church in Alvarado in 1994. He received his Doctorate in Divinity from  Dr. Jim Vineyard at Oklahoma Baptist.  Don was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law, Truitt Suhl, and sister, Ruth Mushrush.  Those left to cherish his memory: His loving wife of 59 years, Kathleen Newsome of Alvarado; son, Tom L Newsome and wife Ginger of Alvarado; daughters, Carrie A Kaighen and husband Danof Connecticut; Mary Kay Newsome of Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania;  9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, J D Newsome of Colorado and Lynn Newsome and wife Kate of Fort Worth; sister, Margaret Wortman of Mansfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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September 24, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home
200 E Patton St

Funeral Service
September 25, 2020

10:00 AM
Boulevard Baptist Church
315 N Burleson Blvd
Burleson, Texas 76028

Graveside Service
September 25, 2020

2:00 PM
Laurel Land Memorial Park
7100 Crowley Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76134

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