Jerry Thomas Newcomb, age 71, died Friday, June 5, 2009 at his home in Kittrell.
Mr. Newcomb was born in Granville County on March 8, 1938 and was the son of the late Wiley Fleming Newcomb and Mary Humphries Newcomb. He was a member of Gray Rock United Methodist Church and a retired farmer and mechanic.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 8, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Dan Hill. Burial will follow at Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Watkins Newcomb; a son, Kevin Newcomb of Kittrell; daughters, Lynn Parham and Kim Beck of Kittrell and Cynthia Magnum of Franklinton; two brothers, Bob Newcomb of Oxford and Lewis Newcomb of Durham; one sister, Alice Land of Oxford and nine grandchildren. He is preceded in death by brothers Wiley Newcomb and Ed Newcomb and a sister Florence Farmer.
Visitation will be held from 12:30 P.M. until 1:45 P.M. on Monday, June 8 prior to the service at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Lynn Parham, 3551 Mack Brummitt Rd., Oxford, NC 27565
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society-Granville County Relay, 8300 Health Park, Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27615.
Arrangements are being handled by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. Online memorials www.gnvfh.com select obituaries.