She and her husband owned and operated J & J Quick Stop in Mt. Pleasant and was a member of Nevills Chapel Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, James Newman; Sons, Leslie Newman and wife Barbara of Mt. Pleasant, Rick Newman and wife Patti of Cookville, TN; Daughter, Lenda Thomas of Mt. Pleasant; Grandchildren, Dawn and Mike Ellis, Leslie and Kevin Amerson, Dara and Josh Elliott, Randi and Bob Bailiff, Crystal and Jeremy Hertel, Tabatha and Shawn Tucker; 21 great-grandchildren; Niece, Jan Garrett.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jerry Newman; Son-in-law, Earl Thomas; Brother, Dwight Matthews
Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home and family will receive friends beginning at 2:00-3:30 p.m. before service. Rev. Mike Kessler and Bro. Glenn Griffith will officiate service. Burial to follow at Winfield Cemetery.
Online registry will be available at batescoopersloanfuneralhome.com