Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

May 3, 2013

Bonita Christian

VALDOSTA — Mrs. Bonita Christian was born June 3, 1960 in Brooks County to Merlene Newsome and the late Rudolph Newsome. She departed this life on April 28, 2013.

She received her education in the Brooks County Public School System. At a young age she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior, was baptized and spent her latter years as a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church.  There she served as a singer in the adult choir and head of the pastor’s aide. She was also the secretary of the Voices of Triumph formerly known as the I Need Help Singers. She served as a missionary for Christ most of her life, resilient in any work she could do for God and anyone else.

She leaves to cherish her memories a loving and devoted husband Jimmy Christian, two daughters, Tasha Mitchell and Lameshia Newsome (Alfred)  both of Quitman, GA ; three sisters, Diane Newsome (Ron), Debra Davis (Larry), Carol Newsome all of Quitman, GA, six brothers, Anthony Newsome (Juanita) of Savannah, GA,; Calvin Newsome(Lashonda) of Atlanta, GA ; Robert Newsome of Valdosta, GA; Tony Newsome of Altanta,GA; Kenneth Newsome(Alethia) of Madison, FL; Toye Newsome who preceded her in death; seven loving grandchildren Kanesha Mitchell, Breyawna Brinson, Sammie Brinson, Michael Mitchell, Myesha Mitchell, Alfred Arnold, and Ar’Manti Arnold all of Quitman, GA ; one sister in law, Janice Mitchell of Savannah, GA; seven brother-in-laws, Sam Christian(Gail) of Valdosta, GA; John Christian(Jackie) of Quitman, GA; Gary Christian(Stephanie) of Warner Robins, GA; Terrance Christian(Rebecca) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Robby Christian(Tawanna) of Quitman, GA;  Bobby Christian of Quitman, GA; Herbert Smith(Phyllis) of Valdosta, GA; and a host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Zion Temple Church in Quitman, GA at 3:30 P.M. with Elder Warnell Parker, Pastor and Pastor Floyd Demps, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home is in charge of all the arrangements. stevensmcgheefuneralhome.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Charles Griffin

    Charles Griffin, 70, of Lake Park, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 in South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • Bonnie Gerlock Murajda

    A memorial service for Bonnie Gerlock Murajda, 67, of Bogart, Ga.,  and formerly of Valdosta, Ga., who passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Oconee, County, will be held on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at 10  a.m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home in Valdosta.

    July 28, 2014

  • James Laurel Dickson

    James Laurel Dickson, 80, of Valdosta, Ga.,  died on Monday, July 28, 2014 at South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • obit Fred Walker Sr. Cropped copy.jpg Fred Harding Walker Sr.

    Fred Harding Walker Sr., 93, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his residence after a battle with cancer.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Lee Tomlinson

    Robert Lee Tomlinson, 87, of Valdosta, Ga., passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • Ida Mae Powell

    Ida Mae Powell, 91, of Nashville, Ga., died Sunday July 27, 2014 in Tift Regional Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • Ronnie Lee Fox

    Ronnie Lee Fox, 55, of Valdosta, Ga., passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his residence.

    July 28, 2014

  • OBIT bargus image001 copy.jpg Juan Bargus

    Juan Bargus, 81, of Nashville, Ga., died Monday July 28, 2014 at SGMC, Berrien Campus.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel Stacks

    Hazel Stacks of Valdosta, Ga., passed this life on July 27, 2014, at her residence.

    July 27, 2014

  • Kimberly Garrison

    Kimberly Garrison of Valdosta, Ga., passed this life July 25, 2014, at South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 27, 2014

Top News
Poll

Do you agree with the millage rate increases?

Yes. We need to maintain services
No. Services should have been cut.
     View Results