|Birth: ||May, 1899|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 2000|
Frankie Mae Newsome Is Dead at Age 101
Mrs. Frankie Mae Cabaniss Newsome, 101, died Dec. 6. The native of Sylvania moved to Savannah as a child. She was a lifelong member of Calvary Baptist Temple and graduated from the Richard's Business College at age 17. At 18, she transcribed the Georgia Manual of Masonic Code, while she was employed by Goodman and Rosenheim. She married at the end of World War I and became a full-time mother.
Survivors: three daughters, Mary Alsten Johnson, Betty N. Orvin and Marese L. Giles, all of Savannah; two sons and daughters-in-law, Rufus F. and Anne Newsome and Thomas E. and Julie Newsome, all of Savannah; 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren and four great-great-great-grancdhildren.
Graveside Service: 11 a.m. Saturday in Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.
Savannah Morning News - 8 Dec 2000
Note from Find-a-Graver, Ronnie:
She and Rufus married around 1920 and had at least 7 children. Frankie Mae was born in May 1899 to Charles A and Minnie I Cabiness (spelled that way on the census of 1900.) Her parents were married in 1897 and they had moved to Savannah by 1900.
Rufus F Newsome (1893 - 1956)
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Record added: Jul 06, 2011
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