Leon Newman, 77

by | February 28, 2017 4:27 pm

Funeral services for Leon Newman, 77, resident of Swainsboro were held Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Franklin Sasser officiating. Interment followed in the Edenfield Cemetery. He died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Leon Newman was the son of the late Willie Sam Newman and Mattie Irene Newman. He was of the Baptist faith, and he was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bobby Newman, Clarence Newman, and W.S. Newman; and sisters, Louise Jones and Sybil Newman.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Newman; son, Richard Leon (Shannon) Newman; daughter, Donna (Clark) Brockman; grandchildren, Richard Clayton Newman, Richard Leon Newman and Zachary Brockman; two great-grandchildren, Christopher Newman and Joshua Newman; several nieces and nephews; brother, Raymond Newman; and two sisters, Jeanette Turner and Ruby Johnson.

Pallbearers were Buster Edenfield, Kenny Riner, Earl Flanders, Greg Evans, Ryan Jones, and Tim Johnson.

Tomlinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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