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(740) 820-2331
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri 9AM-5.00

Candace S. Newsome, 48

Candace Sue Newsome, 48, of 4098 Blue Run Road, Lucasville, lost her precious life on January 4, 2016 (along with her daughter) as the result of a murderous intruder or intruders to her home. She was born September 29, 1967 in Portsmouth. She was the daughter of the late Walter Newsome and Roy and Elsie (Newsome) Johnson of Lucasville. She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Newsome; her only son, Charles (Charlie) Edward Newsome; her only daughter, Kristina (Mykal) Newsome, and her grandparents, Edward & Elsie Lindamood Pierce, Dewey and Ada Newsome, Frank and Beulah Johnson. She is survived by brothers, Keith Newsome, Dewey (Tammy) Newsome; step-brother, Ron Johnson; step-sisters, Darla Wheeler, Kim Reed, Angel Johnson, Rhonda Ellis and friend, Randy, Lori Adams and husband, and several nieces, nephews, and many friends. She was loved and will be missed by many people, Candy had a heart of gold and would help out anyone who needed it.

Services will be conducted 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with Pastor Don Noel officiating. Visitation to pay your respects will be at the funeral home from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. Interment will be at Butler Cemetery on Germany Piketon Road. She will be cremated and placed in the casket of her daughter (Mykal) and burial will be beside her father, Walt and son, Charlie. In lieu of flowers, any donations are to be made to the funeral home and/or Flowers Monument. Funds to be used for a monument marker for the grave. Due to the state of her body due to the murder there will be no open viewing. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com.


  • kim January 8, 2016 1:02 am

    you was a great best friend and im going to miss you like crazy our talks laughs and just hanging out.this is so unfair.gone but never forgotten love ya my friend

  • Tina January 30, 2016 4:03 am

    Dear Family and Friends,

    I’m sorry for your loss. I just wanted to leave you with an encouraging scripture that has helped me deal with the loss of a loved one. It is found in the Bible Book of Revelation 21:4, it reads, ” And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

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