Karen was born in Nashville Tennessee on June 29, 1960. She was the daughter of John and Mary Newcomb; one out of 9 children. She is proceeded in death by her father John Lee Newcomb and brothers Chadwick Newcomb, Andrew Lee Newcomb, John Alvin Newcomb, sister Joyce Ann Newcomb; grandparents, Nathanial and Lillian Livingston, John Lee and Emma Newcomb; grandson Calvin Beasley and niece Dalochandra Washington.
Her journey began as a student who attended Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. At an early age she confessed her belief in Christ. It was Karen’s faith in God that illuminated her path, guiding her through both joyous moments and challenging trials. Karen was a vibrant soul whose love for life knew no bounds; her beautiful smile made you smile. Her love for food was infectious, and she reveled in the joy of sharing soulful meals with loved ones, turning each gathering into a culinary celebration.
But it was through music that Karen truly found her soul’s resonance. The harmonies melodies of the Isley Brothers spoke to her spirit, becoming the soundtrack of her life’s most cherished moments. Their songs now echo in the hearts of those who remember her, forever intertwined with her in memory.
Above all, Karen’s most profound joy came from her family, the heartbeats that defined her existence. The moments she spent with her beloved children and grandchildren were etched in her heart as precious treasures.