Bernardine Newman, 77, Humboldt, passed in peace on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Diversicare of Chanute.
Bernardine was born on Aug. 4, 1936, in Seminole, Okla., the daughter of Walton and Cynthia (Wiley) Hodges.
She was united in marriage to James B. Newman on Dec. 15, 1956, in Wichita at her parents’ home. He preceded her in death.
Bernardine was a homemaker.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Humboldt and also volunteered at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Bernardine’s spirit is carried on by her children, son Grant Newman and wife Shari, son, Craig Newman and wife Jeanie; grandson Todd Newman and wife Kayla; granddaughter Andrea Newman-Butcher and her husband Chase; grandson Matthew Newman; grandson Mitchell Newman; granddaughter Alexis Newman; great-grandsons Connor Newman and Lane Newman; sister, Gloria Russell and her husband Charles; and sister Tommie Hearrell and her husband Gary.
Bernardine’s beauty, laughter, and smile lit up the room. Her greatest legacy was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bernardine loved her home and spending time outdoors in her beautiful gardens.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walton and Cynthia Hodges; and her husband, James B. Newman.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at First Baptist Church in Humboldt. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery,
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Humboldt and left with Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.
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