2018-04-07 / Obituaries

Edna Newman

Mrs. Edna Newman, age 98, of 807 Lyle Street, departed this life in her home on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. She was a native of Person County and a member of Mill Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by eight children, James Newman (Betty) of Durham, Thaddeus Newman of Danville, Virginia, Edna Smith (Albert) and Faye Stanton, Jerry Newman (Edwina) of Hillsborough, Jessie Newman, Larry Newman of Raleigh, and Ruth Ramsey of Burlington; one sister, Frances Carver of Oxford; sister-in-law, Glennie Carver; cousin and special friend, Alice Crowder; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and a host of other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Mill Hill Baptist Church, 1635 Mill Hill Road, Roxboro, NC 27574, with the Rev. Frederick K. Wilson, pastor, officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home.

The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mrs. Edna Newman.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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