Mattie Sue  Newsome Harrell
Mattie Sue Newsome Harrell, 83, of Thomasville, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held at Whiddon Shiver Funeral Home on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm with Rev. Marty Carnes officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. She will be laid to rest at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Harrell was born on April 27, 1936 to the late L.E. Newsome & Nettie Mae Wilson Nicholson in Pavo, GA. She married Billy Randolph Harell on June 4, 1955 in Pavo, GA, who preceded her in death on July 12, 2017. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Thomasville. Survivors include, daughters, Charlene Elswick (Gary) of Jacksonville, FL, Karen Bennett (DeWayne) of Thomasville, and Pam Fouraker (Harry) of Jacksonville, FL, grandchildren, Brian Bennett (Merrily), Jennifer Bennett, Jessica Bennett, Jared Bennett, Jeremy Adams (Lacy), Rebecca Fouraker, and Christopher Elswick (Ashley), 11 Great-Grandchildren, 1 Great-Great-Grandchild, and sister, Betty Delaney. She was preceded in death by a sister, Francis Collins and a brother, Buddy Newsome. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Colquitt Regional Hospice - 2516 5th Ave, SE, Moultrie, GA 31776. Guests may sign the online register at
Published on October 17, 2019


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Harold Hines
Oct 18, 2019
So sorry for the suffering of your loss my thoughts and prayers are with the family, just remember all the great and loving memories as you go through the healing process