Barbara Jean Newman, 89, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Soddy-Daisy. Barbara retired from the Hamilton County School System. She loved the University of Tennessee Volunteers and adored spending time with her boys, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Newman; parents, Lawrence and Jane Davis; sisters, Reita Shipley and Mildred May; brother, Pete Davis; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Otis and Tory Newman.
Survivors are her sons, Gary Newman and wife, Janice and Jerry Newman and wife, Candy; grandchildren, Lori Cole and husband, Eric, Kari Curtis and husband, Robert, Drew Newman and wife, Ashton, Katie Poe and husband, David; great grandchildren, Evan Cole and wife, Erin, Emma Cole, Cullen Copeland, Kayleah Copeland, Cannon Curtis, Bauer Curtis, Bailey Grace Curtis, Finn Newman, Otis Newman, Stevie Lynne Poe; brother, Joel Davis and wife, Betty; sister, Wanda Clift; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation is Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Services will be on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Peter Choi and Rev. Alan Stewart officiating. Burial will be on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Eric Cole, Robert Curtis, Drew Newman, David Poe, Evan Cole and Cullen Copeland.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379.
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