Karen Newsom, 68, of Sunray, passed away early Saturday morning, November 2, 2019. Memorial services are scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Bible Baptist Church in Sunray with Rev. Seth Seale officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

Karen was born August 26, 1951, in Dumas, to Wester and Lois (Donahoo) Lackey. Karen married Billy Newsom on April 26, 2013.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Lois Lackey; and previous husbands: Max Brown, Steve Novotny, and Jerry Klim.

Karen is survived by her husband Billy of the home; sons: Kevin Novotny of Sealy, Tx; and Steve Novotny of Tacoma, WA; father: Wester Lackey of Sunray; sisters: Candus Tucker of Sunray, Tx and Roxanne Seetin and husband Mike of Perry, KS; and a brother: Lynn Lackey and wife Mary of Mars Hill, NC. Karen is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  

The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to the charity of your choice.