Obit: James “Jim” NewberrySep 29th, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Jim Newberry passed away at his home in Madison, FL on Monday, September 26, 2011 at the age of 81 after an extended illness. He was born July 24, 1930 in Bealeton, VA, the son of Mr. & Mrs. Harvey G. Newberry. He spent his early years in Warrenton, VA and entered the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. He retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer in 1974. He moved his family to the family farm in Madison County in 1979 where he lived until his death.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Florence Littleton Newberry, two sons, Roger Newberry and his wife Lisa of Lake City, Florida and Paul Newberry and his wife Karla of Elon, North Carolina, two daughters, Julie Newberry and husband Roger Smith of Longwood, Florida and Heidi Newberry of Madison, Florida, 8 grandchildren: Amanda Baranowski, Justin Newberry, Caleb Newberry, Jordon Newberry, Chelsae Newberry, Crystal Eubanks, Autumn Newberry, and Lindsey Newberry; also two great-grandchildren: Katia Baranowski and Zeke Eubanks.
He is preceded in death by his son, James L. Newberry, Jr.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Beggs Funeral Home in Madison, Florida. Funeral Services were held at the Hanson United Methodist Church at 11:00 am on Thursday, September 29, 2011.
Donations may be made to the Hanson United Methodist Church Building Fund or to Big Bend Hospice.