Inez Lawhorn Newcomb

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“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Loves leaves us a memory no one can steal. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Sandy Bennett - Faison, NC

“Praying for the family. Sorry for the loss of your dear mother Glenda. Here if you need anything, your pinewood family. Love, shane, amanda, Luke ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Amanda Johnson - Sanford, NC

“YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYER AT THIS TIME .GOD BLESS AND TAKE CARE.. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: BARBARA & ED KINNER - SANFORD, NC

“Glenda and Kay, We were just wanting to let you know we are so sorry to hear about your mama. We are praying for your family at this time. Take care...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis and Kathy Rhodes - NC

“You were a great Aunt love Brenda and Family and be miss by many.g ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda and Ray Russell and Michael Deaver - NC

“Thinking of you during your time of loss. Cindy,Elenor and Richard Fail ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Cindy Fail - Princeton, NC

“GLENDA, PHYLLIS, BILL GARY, MILFORD AND KAY. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL. WE'LL MISS MRS. INEZ AT THE CAMPGROUND AND WILL REMEMBER...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: DOUG AND CHERYL HOWELL - NC

“Please know you are all in my heart rite now and your mama has raised an awesome bunch of kids, this is one of her greatest legacies. y'all did her...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Jones - New Bern , NC

“Phillis you and your family are in my heart and prayers....here for you girl...D.B. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Debbie Beasley - Goldsboro, NC

“Phyllis and Glenda, Sorry to hear about Mrs. Inez. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Gerald and Annette Gurley

“Glenda, Phyllis and family, You have my deepest sympathies. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. You have some wonderful...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Eva F. Casey - Seven Springs , NC

“Our love and prayers are with all of you. Ms. Inez was a wonderful lady who loved her family and friends. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Phil & Pat Moody - Princeton, NC

“Phyllis Jean - Bill Gary - Frank - Glenda - Glenn - Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Aunt Inez was a Wonderful lady. I will always remember her...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Mike Stafford - Lagrange, NC

“Inez was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother. She lived for her children. When she spoke of them she always had such a big...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Horrell & Janice Newcomb - NC

“My thoughts & prayers go out to the family. I have had an ongoing friendship with Mrs. Inez, her children. and grandchildern for most of my life....Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Jeanette Jackson - Grantham, NC

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16 of 16 | Posted by: Becky Parrish - richlands, NC


Inez Lawhorn Newcomb, 81, peacefully passed away on December 25, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Inez was born on July 28, 1931 to the late Billy and Bertha Tyner Lawhorn. She was married to the late Glenn Newcomb. Inez loved nature and the outdoors. She loved and worked endlessly in her flower gardens and vegetable gardens. She enjoyed sharing her vegetables, bulbs, and flowers with her friends and family. She loved being at the coast where she and her husband shared a home prior to his passing. They loved to go shrimping and fishing. At their homes you were always greeted with a smile and a "Come on in".

Inez is survived by her loving and dedicated children, Glenn Newcomb and daughter in law, Gaynelle of Goldsboro, Glenda Newcomb, and Phyllis Newcomb Hargrove of Dudley, Bill Newcomb of Princeton; daughter in law Debbie Newcomb of Pikeville; Loving grandchildren, Allan, Candice, Melissa, Eric, Jeremy, Austin and Cameron; 12 great grandchildren; a brother Billy Lawhorn; and many adoring nieces and nephews. Inez leaves many dear friends and neighbors including a special person, Kay Ludlum, whose patience and help during her illness has been greatly appreciated by all of the family.

As Inez leaves her physical family here she is rejoicing with her heavenly father, Lord, and Savior whom called Inez home to join her spiritual family that has preceded her in death, Her son Frank, her beloved sister Mildred Lawhorn Stafford; Brothers, John, Albert, Ralph, Elwood, and Charlie Lawhorn.
Inez would not want anyone to grieve for her passing but to celebrate her life, for she had a good life. She traveled from the coast to the mountains on many occasions and loved to go to Nashville and visit the homes of her favorite country music stars. If Inez could say anything to her children and family now it would be, "Go to that beach and catch a mess of fish. I'll be with you in spirit, but, NOW I HAVE MADE MY FINAL TRIP THE MOST IMPORTANT TRIP OF ALL, TO THE HOME OF MY LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST. You go live your lives and I will be here waiting for you to join all of us."

The family of Inez would like to give a special thank you to the staff of Community Hospice, Dr. Brantley, and Dr. Ajay Shreenath for the compassion and care shown to them during this time of illness.

The family will receive friends on Thursday December 27, 2012 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour funeral home followed by a funeral service in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Bishop Warren Barfield Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 10608, Goldsboro, NC 27532 or a charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.

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