Mrs. Martha Priscilla Newman, age 75 of Ranger, Georgia, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014 at her residence, following a period of declining health.
Born June 8, 1938 in Ashburn, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late William Ishmael Walker and Monnie McMurrian Walker. Mrs. Newman had worked as a customer service representative with Regions Bank. She was a member of Goshen Baptist Church but was actively involved in Shiloh Baptist Church in Jasper.
Survivors include, HER HUSBAND of 29 years, Bill Newman of Ranger, Ga.; DAUGHTERS & SONS-IN-LAW, Sue and John Chappell of Newnan, Ga.; Lesa and Bruce Baldwin of Burlington, Indiana; Laurie and Buck Wardle of Martinsville, Va.; Carol and Randy Holt of Dublin, Ga.; Lori and Stan Williams of Macy, Indiana; 16 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren; SISTERS, Mary Marele Morrisey of Memphis, Tn.; Patricia Ann Briseno of Conroe, Texas; Jane Elizabeth Dewitt of Jacksonville, Fla.; Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
At her request, Mrs. Newman was cremated. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Roper Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Jimmy Hogan will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Cure PSP, 30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, Maryland 21093 or online at give.psp.org
Arrangements and Services are entrusted to the caring Staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory of Jasper, Georgia.