Hope N. Newsom, 85, died Friday evening May 10, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Knoxville, TN. daughter of the late Tennie Pettigrew Norman and Anthony Norman.
Hope retired as assistant clerk of Wake County Superior Court – Estates Division with 33 years of service.
She was past president of the Wake Forest Woman’s Club and was club woman of the year 1984 – 1985 and was awarded life membership in the club. She was a Wake Forest Town Commissioner from 1987 – 1991 and received the Wake Forest Citizen of the year award in 1993. She was secretary of Order of Eastern Star for 33 years and was awarded life membership in OES.
A memorial service honoring her life will be held 2 pm Tuesday afternoon May 14, 2013 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Inurnment will be at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.
She is survived by her daughter; Trivet N. Warren of Wake Forest, grandchildren; Ashley Warren and wife Kayla, Wesley Warren and girlfriend Katie all of Wake Forest, 3 great grandchildren.
Flowers accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 8300 Health Park Suite 10 Raleigh, NC 27615 or to a charity of one’s choice,
Friends may visit with the family from 7-8:30 PM Monday May 13, 2013 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)