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CHERAW, S.C. — Martha Elizabeth Young Newsom, 79, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

Born in Orangeburg County, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Gilbert Flowers and Mattie Lee Thomas Young. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Cheraw. She enjoyed reading and gardening.

Surviving is her son, Dr. Shaw Newsom of Cheraw, daughters, Ms. Patricia Newsom Moore of Cheraw, S.C., Mrs. Shannon Newsom Stokes of Bluffton, S.C., and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Dr. Gilbert F. Young, William T. Young and Dr. Walter Lee Young.

The family received friends 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at the residence of Martha Elizabeth Young Newsom.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 13, at First Presbyterian Church, Cheraw.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 552, Cheraw, SC 29520.

Visit kiserfuneralhome.com to send an e-condolence.

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