Opal Marie Newman

Monday, May 9, 2016

Opal Marie Newman, 93, of Kansas City, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, in her home.

She was born March 31, 1923, in Purdy, the daughter of Benjamin and Maggie (Turner) Terry. On May 11, 1949, she was united in marriage to Rayburn Newman, who preceded her in death on March 30, 1969. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two sons, Rickey Newman and Randy Newman; three brothers, Manford Terry, Herbert Terry and Hoze Terry and two sisters, Vesta Holloway and Dora Ash.

Survivors include: one daughter, Cathy Robbins and her husband, Ray, of Oak Grove; one sister, Wilma Durbin, of Belton; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a daughter-in-law, Nina Newman, of Macks Creek.

She received her education at Purdy, where she graduated from high school. For many years she was a seamstress. She was of the Baptist faith.

Graveside services were Thursday in Log Church Memorial Gardens, Butterfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Mark Moller conducted the services.

Contributions may be made to the Log Church Memorial Gardens in her memory.

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Cassville, Missouri