October 24, 1936 - January 6, 2021
Funeral services for Mr. Samuel J. Newman, 84, of DeBerry, Texas will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the Liberty Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Mutina officiating. Burial will follow in the Reeves McMillan Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5-8:00 p.m. at the Liberty Chapel Baptist Church Friday January 8, 2021. Mr. Samuel Jackson Newman was born October 24, 1936 in the Logan Community of Panola County, Texas. He passed this life January 6, 2021 in Carthage, Texas. Sam was one of four children born to the marriage of James Basil and Florette Milam Newman. He was raised and schooled in Logan. He served his country through the U.S. Army stationed in Germany. He married Nancy Ruth Andrews September 20, 1958 and they celebrated 62 years of marriage. Mr. Newman worked as a truck driver beginning in the service. He worked with his father for Jim Walter Homes, drove for D.S.I. with his wife Mrs. Newman and retired at the age of 80 from Basic Energy. He was raised in the Baptist faith, loved gardening, flowers and his martin bird houses. He loved his family above all else and was the family storyteller. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill Newman; son, Richard Bryan; daughter, Darlene Barber. Mr. Newman is survived by his devoted wife, Nancy Ruth Newman of DeBerry; sisters, Nancy Newman of Logan, and Doris Haines and husband Roland of Logan; grandchildren, Samantha Wright and husband Jason of DeBerry, Shannon “Bubba” Barber and wife Kristy of Carthage, Ben Newman of WI; great grandchildren, Brandon, Taylor, Jaxon, Ashlynn, Kelley, and Brandon Paske; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
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