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8/3/2013 8:00:00 AM
Shirley A. Newman
April 3, 1936 - Aug. 1, 2013

Shirley A. Newman, 77, Colfax Apartments, Warsaw, and formerly of Palestine, passed away at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She was born April 3, 1936, in Warsaw, to parents Melvin and Catherine (Bowser) Miller.

On July 24, 1956, she married Robert D. Newman in Warsaw. He preceded her in death on March 26, 2006.

Shirley worked at Plating Works of Warsaw. She was a graduate of Warsaw High School. She enjoyed crafting, especially knitting and crocheting.

Shirley is survived by one daughter, Cathy and husband Jim McClone, Mentone; three sons, Rob and wife Patti Newman, Akron, Dusty and wife Carol Newman, Mentone, and Don and wife Tammy Newman, Akron; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two stepsisters, Sharon Evans, Warsaw, and Becky and husband William Bailey, Warsaw.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Newman; sister, Gloria McPeak; brothers, Larry Miller and Bobby Miller; and stepsister, Judy McKinney.

By request, no service will take place.

Burial will take place at a later date at Palestine Cemetery, Palestine.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at King Memorial Home, Mentone.

Memorial contributions will be open to the donor's coice.

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