Constance Rosamond New

Constance Rosamond New

Constance Rosamond New, 92, of Lake Village, died on February 19, 2015 at her home.

She was a retired school teacher and principal.

A graduate of from Miss Hutchison’s School in Memphis, Mrs. New attended Rhodes College in Memphis and Sophie New Comb College in New Orleans. She received a bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Mrs. New retired from teaching at Lakeside High School after many years and subsequently was principal of St. Mary’s Catholic School. She was a member of the Junior League of Memphis and member of the Robert Rosamond chapter of the DAR. She was a communicant at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Village.

Mrs. New was born in Memphis, Tennessee on March 25, 1922 to the late Inez Fennell Rosamond and Dr. Eugene Rosamond.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, James R. New; two sisters, Inez Rosamond Boone and Anna Kiersey McClean, daughter-in-law, Rhonda New, and great-granddaughter, Judith Rosemond Barnes.

She is survived by her four children, James R. New Jr. (Rhonda) of Dallas, Eugene R. New of New Orleans, Michael C. New (Leslie) of Cadiz, Kentucky, and Inez New Barnes (Phil) of Hamburg; and seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian burial will be held on February 23 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Village with Father Henry Mischkowiuski as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Isadore Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s School.