Originally created 01/20/99

Mr. Gerald Newman



SYLVANIA, Ga. -- Mr. Gerald Everett Newman, 62, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, at his residence.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Screven County Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. George Crawford officiating.

Mr. Newman, a native of Burke County, was a carpenter. He was a Navy veteran and was of the Pentecostal Faith.

Survivors include a son, Gerald E. Newman Jr., Millen; two daughters, Elizabeth N. Dickey and Sophie N. Bartlett, both of Waynesboro; two brothers, Lawrence Newman, Salem, Ark., and Harold Newman, Geneva, Ala.; six sisters, Genevience Newman, Decatur, Bertha N. O'Rourke, Lincoln, Ala., Connie N. Jourdan, Pinson, Ala., Beatrice N. Doyle, Sylvania, Mary N. Edenfield, Gainesville, and Johnnie N. Lorenz, Macon; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Thompson Strickland Waters Funeral Home.