Irene O’Meara

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 20, 2010

Irene N. O’Meara

Carrsville – Irene Newsome O’Meara, 65, died May 20, 2010 at her residence. She was a daughter of the late Roma W. and Oretha Cobb Newsome. Mrs. O’Meara was a graduate of Franklin High School and St. Paul College and was a member of Black Creek Baptist Church. She retired from Union Camp Corporation in 1999.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Delbert E. O’Meara; her son, Kenneth I. Britt (Susan); granddaughter, Virginia D. Britt; four sisters, Audrey N. Padgett (Donald), Edna N. Butler (Marvin), Laura N. Stieh (J. E.), Glenda N. Turner (Edward); and three brothers, Roland M. Newsome (Ryland), R. Wendell Newsome, and Clayton C. Newsome (Joan).

The funeral will be conducted at 2 pm Sunday, May 23, 2010, in the chapel of Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Kitts officiating. Interment will follow in Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Saturday at the funeral home and suggests memorial be made to American Cancer Society/Franklin-Southampton County Relay for Life, c/o Ms. Kathy Worrell, 717 Fairview Drive, Franklin, Va. 23851.