Laura Marlyn Newell
Laura Marlyn Newell
  • October 19, 1934 - April 21, 2016
  • Mississippi

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Funeral services for Laura Marlyn Newell, 81, of DeKalb, will be held Sunday at 2pm in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home. Burial in Cherry Cemetery with private services. Rev. Dale Harrison and Rev. Dr. Lynn Barker will officiate.
Mrs. Newell passed away Thursday at John C. Stennis Hospital. She had worked a number of years at Commercial Bank and was a store manager.
Survivors include her children Ronald H. Newell of Starkville, Ramona J. Newell of DeKalb and John G. Newell (Dalette) of Collinsville; grandchildren Daniel Rigdon of Meridian, Danielle Winningham (Allen) of Madison; great grandchildren Luke and soon expected Lydia; special caregiver LaShae Carter; special niece Jimmy D. Thompson and other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harold S. Newell; parents John and Haiden Gregory, siblings Myrtle Persons, Mary Floore, Mamilee Burkes, Lucille Peden, Junior Gregory and Boose Gregory.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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