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Jo Ann Newcomb

Jo Ann Newcomb
Jan. 9, 1939 – April 5, 2020
Graveside services for Jo Ann Brumfield Newcomb, 81, were April 7, 2020 at Boyd Cemetery with Rev. Mark Wicker officiating.
She died April 5, 2020 at Billdora Senior Care Center.
Mrs. Newcomb born Jan. 9, 1939, in Walthall County, daughter of the late Essie and Jesse Brumfield. She is also also preceded in death by her brothers Madison Brumfield and Frank Brumfield; sisters-in-law Polly Brumfield and Mary Lou Brumfield; and son-in-law Skipper Tagert.
She was a member of Salem Baptist Church and Salem Baptist older ladies Sunday School class. She loved her church, her family, and everyone she met. Maw Jo was known for the best chicken and dumplings.
Survivors include daughter Sheila Tagert; grandchildren Sarah (Tom) Redens, Leland (Amanda) Tagert, Bruce Tagert, and Mally Tagert; great-grandchildren Emalee Tagert, Sadie Tagert, Isabella Tagert, Thomas Redens, Gabriel Redens, Stella Tagert, Landon Tagert; brothers Bill Brumfield and Jerry Wayne (Terry) Brumfield; sister Dean Boyd; sister-in-law Patsy Brumfield.
Pallbearers were Riley Rials, Chris Rials, Chris Havard, Peyton Havard, Paxton Havard, Ferrell Brumfield, Darrell Brumfield, and Jason Mallette.
A private family visitation will be at Salem Baptist Church to comply with recent Coronavirus recommendations by the CDC.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at

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