Mrs. Susan McManus Newsome, age 67, entered into rest peacefully on February 24, 2021 at
her home after a prolonged illness. Susan was a devoted wife to her husband of 47 years, James
Newsome, and loving mother to their three daughters Cail Newsome (Matt) Hammons, Leigh
Newsome (Chris) Phillips, and Anna Newsome (Bill) Holcomb.
Susan, a native of Cobb County, GA, was the daughter of the late Sue Wall McManus and Wiley
McManus, the youngest of their four children. A Warrenton resident since 1973, Susan was
retired from Warren County School System and a member of the First Baptist Church of
Warrenton. Susan served the students of Warren County in various positions, but her most
beloved memories were teaching second graders at M.E. Freeman Elementary School as a
Susan loved traveling with James, and the two gained many cherished friends adventuring
around the Georgia-South Carolina coast on their sailboat, but their greatest shared adventure
was becoming grandparents to Lee Hammons and Maggie Sue Phillips.
In addition to her husband, daughters, and grandchildren, survivors include her sister Pat (John)
Cardwell of Carrollton, TX; a brother, Wiley (Carol) McManus of Manchaca, TX; and a sister-in-
law, Amy McManus. Susan is preceded in death by her parents and beloved brother, Hollie E.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the Johnson Church
Cemetery with Dr. Brandon Furr officiating. The family will observe all necessary safety
precautions with regard to the public health crisis. Social distancing and the wearing of face
masks are required throughout the services.
A drive-through visitation will be hosted at the family residence at 98 Buena Vista Ave.
Warrenton, GA 30828 Thursday evening February 25, 2021 from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.
If so desired, the family respectfully asks that memorial contributions be made to the Michael J.
Fox Foundation via https://www.michaeljfox.org/ . Please visit www.lowefuneralhomes.net to
sign the online guestbook.
Lowe Funeral Home, 77 W Gibson St. Warrenton GA 30828 (706) 465-3333
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