Martha Gayle Newsom, 79, Mt. Juliet, died June 30.
Newsom was retired from Sears. She enjoyed her cats and gardening. Newsom was the daughter of the late, Will Allen and Mildred Jones Lowery. She was also preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Newsom.
She is survived by: son, Scottie (Rhonda Winnett) Newsom; daughter, Debbie (Mike) Stagner; sister, Kaye Wright; grandchildren, James Scott (Kendall) Newsom, Jr., William Austin Newsom, Matthew Christopher Stagner and Whitney Leigh Stagner.
Graveside services were Thursday, July 3 at Hermitage Memorial Gardens with William Wiley officiating.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Humane Society.
Visitation was Wednesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.