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Steve Albert Newsom

February 16, 1957 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 63)

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Steve Albert Newsom, age 63 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family.

Born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina on February 16, 1957, he was the son of the late Albert Clinton & Marjorie Lee Boseman Newsom. Steve was a 1975 graduate of Habersham Central High School and a graduate of North Georgia Technical College. He was the co-owner of Newsom Grading for over 30 years and for the last 7 years drove a tour bus for Academy Bus Line. Steve was an outdoorsman and avid Georgia Bulldog fan. Most of all, he was an extremely dedicated family man and was affectionately known as “Grandpa” to his two grandchildren. Steve attended Fairfield Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Sylvia Thompson Newsom, daughter & son-in-law, Jennifer Newsom Hallford & Lew Hallford of Demorest, GA; son, Steven Newsom of Maine; grandchildren, Ayden & Addisyn Hallford of Demorest, GA; sister, Ann Cabana of Cleveland, GA; 1 niece, cousins, other relatives, and a host of friends.

In consideration of public health & for the safety of others, all those in attendance for the visitation and funeral are requested to follow all guidelines provided for social distancing.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 04, 2021 at Fairfield Baptist Church with Rev. Ben Tanner officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday.

An online guest registry is available for the Newsom family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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February 3, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
February 4, 2021

2:00 PM
Fairfield Baptist Church
2236 Georgia 105
Demorest, Georgia 30535

Interment following service
February 4, 2021

Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

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