Lena Newman

Lena Newman

Saturday, March 10th, 1934 - Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Lena Newman, 85, of Fairfield, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Fairfield.
Mrs. Newman was born March 10, 1934 in Teague to parents Jack and Ella Beasley Knight. She married Conley Newman on July 15, 1952 and he preceded her in death on February 13, 2015. Mrs. Newman was a retired self-employed hairdresser. She was a long-time member of Round Prairie Baptist Church where she was very active. She was also a long-time member of the VFW Post 5872 Ladies Auxiliary of Fairfield. Mrs. Newman was known to many as Nenee or Aunt Lena. Her hobbies were loving her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and earlier in her life her cows, chickens and roosters. Nenee loved Jesus and read the Bible many times and shared Bible stories with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband she was also preceded in death by one sister and five brothers.
Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Zack Newman and wife Cindy of Fairfield; Roy Newman and wife Lisa of Fairfield; five grandchildren, Leslie Newman of Corsicana; Amanda Newman of Fairfield; Shonda Isaacs and husband Scott of Fairfield; Cheyenne Brooke and husband Matthew of Teague; Laney Newman of Fairfield; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Modene Thornton of Longview, Texas.

Thursday, May 02, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, May 03, 2019
2:00 PM

Friday, May 03, 2019
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    113 E. COLLEGE ST.
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  • Service

    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 2:00pm
    Round Prairie Baptist Church
    932 E. Main
    Fairfield, TX 75840
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  • Interment

    Antioch-Luna Cemetery


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Carolyn and David Rice

Posted at 12:00am
Praying for your family. Your mom and dad were very dear friends to us while living in Fairfield. So sorry for your loss

Linda Setzer-Devers of Temple

Posted at 12:00am
Thoughts and prayers to the family

Patsy Stark

Posted at 12:00am
Ms. Lena and Mr. Conley were pilars of our small town. They are together once more. No tears in Heaven. Prayers for the family.

Charles and Linda Fryer of Fairfield

Posted at 12:00am
May God keep Lena in His arms forever

Patricia Tate

Posted at 12:00am
Lena was a wonderful person and a great example of God's caring love. There are special people in our community who are looked upon with such respect, and Lena was one of those. She will be missed. Please accept our condolences. Patricia and Leslie Tate

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