Originally created 08/07/99

Mr. Joseph Newman Sr.



GROVETOWN -- Mr. Joseph E. Newman Sr., 82, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Clifford Memorial Church with the Rev. Gerald McNutt officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Newman, a native of Myers Mill, S.C., had retired from civil service. He was a dispatcher at Fort Gordon and a contractor. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Salvation Army.

Survivors include his wife, Jean W. Newman; two sons, Joseph E. Newman Jr., Harlem, and William O. Newman, Grovetown; two daughters, Dianne Brown, Grovetown, and Rita M. Fritz, Martinez; two brothers, L.A. Newman, Lake City, Tenn., and Sam Newman, McBean; two sisters, Ruby Reville and Elsie Cliatt, both of Grovetown; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Newman, Mike Newman, Eddie Newman, Ben Newman, Dickey Reville, W.S. Newman and Mark Cliatt.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 8, 1999