Naomi Sego Reader
February 17, 1931 – November 3, 2017
We say goodbye to our Homecoming Friend, Naomi Sego Reader. She joined Heaven’s choir this past weekend at the age of 86. Our thoughts and prayers are with Naomi’s family and friends at this time.
The following is Naomi’s obituary from “The Telegraph” newspaper.
Warner Robins, GA- Naomi Sego Reader, 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 3, 2017. A Celebration of her Life will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Dennis Sego and the Rev. Billy Swain officiating. The family will greet friends on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Naomi was born in Enigma, Georgia to the late Jonathan Andrew and Nona Cook Easter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon D. Reader and her first husband, James Sego and a son, Ronnie Sego. She was a member of the Holiness Baptist Church in Enigma, Georgia.
The Sego Brothers started singing in 1946 and Naomi joined the group in 1959. The Sego Brothers and Naomi were the first Southern Gospel Group ever to sell over a million records when they recorded “Sorry, I Never Knew You” that was in 1964. Naomi was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 2001. She also sang on the Singing Jubilee on WMAZ and the Grand Ole Opry.
She was a devoted and loving, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt.
She is survived by her son, James Carlton Sego (Sandra) of Warner Robins, sister, Mildred Branch, four grandchildren, Jim Sego, Dawn Sego Brackett, Samantha Sego, and Jonathan Sego, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express condolences.
Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Ave. has charge of the arrangements.
Below is Naomi singing, “Is My Lord Satified With Me?” from the Homecoming video, “Old Friends”. See you at the house, Naomi!