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Marion Collin "M.C." Newman

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Tuesday, December 3, 1929 - Monday, March 21, 2016

Mr. Marion Collin "M.C." Newman passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 at Wiregrass Nursing Home. He was 86.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.

The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday beginning at 2:00 p.m. and continuing until service time. 

Mr. Newman was born December 3, 1929 in Dale County to the late William Aaron and Corrine Snell Newman.  He was an avid fisherman and was not afraid of hard work. He can best be described as a true southern gentleman who was dearly loved and will be missed. 

In addition to his parents, his wife, Kay Newman; two daughters: Baby Susan and Elizabeth; three sisters: Merle Pickren, Pearl Spera and Amy Lee Hanks; four brothers: Joe, Jim, Cliff and Virgil Newman all preceded him in death. 


Survivors include three sisters: Jewel Pierce (Jack), Midland City, Elizabeth Ryals, Hartford and Alice Sisk (Jack), St. George, Utah; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. 




Funeral Service

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016



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I didn't get to know Uncle MC in his later years of life, but I feel like I knew him still through the many stories Granny shared with me over the years! Not just of Uncle MC, but all of her brothers and sisters!! I would say to her "Granny, what did you, Aunt Jewel, Aunt Merle, & all the rest of your brothers and sisters do when y'all were little?" I always knew Aunt Lib was the I didn't put her in the group with the "older" ones!! We would talk for hours about everybody!! What each one liked to y'all picked cotton and sometimes y'all got in trouble!! :O How you girls would help take care of the other kids...and back then everyone had to work to make ends meet. Killing chickens and plucking all them hairs out of them.. of coarse I remember watching Granny take a chicken wring it's neck and pluck it and boil it for dressing a few times in my young years!! I am so very thankful for my Granny that loved me so much to t take time to tell me about my family that I didn't get to see very often! Also Aunt Lib and Aunt Jewel have ALWAYS been in my life if we only got to see each other at Christmas....we knew how to get ahold of you if I needed yo and you both would have been there! With all of that being said...LIFE IS TO SHORT TO GO AROUND AND NOT HAVE TIME FOR FAMILY!! I LOVE ALL OF YALL...WHETHER YOU ARE MY AUNT..COUSIN..MAMA..DADDY...OR MY UNCLE...WE NEED TO MAKE TIME FOR EACH OTHER!!! R.I.P. UNCLE MC-Please give Harvey and Amy Lee a hug for me and tell them I miss them daily!! Love you!

James & Emily Newman family

The Family of James and Emily Newman are saddened to hear of the passing of our Uncle M.C. Uncle M.C. was a very special man and he will be missed by our family.
Sammy & Yvonne Vigil

I am very sad to hear about my Uncle M.C.'s passing. He was the only uncle (or anyone on my dad's side) that I ever got to spend good quality time with, even if the years in between were many. I clearly remember him, Auntie K and Elizabeth visiting me and my mom when I was very young. I remember when my dad (James)passed away, we spent time listening to his and my dear Auntie Merle's stories about their younger years. I remember our last visit with him in California and I can still picture every room in his house, his yard, and that quiet laugh of his. I was saddened when he got ill recently, but thought he was doing ok. I will miss you Uncle M.C. You will always hold a very special place in my heart. Love, Vonie

To all the Newman family:

we are so sorry to hear about Uncle MC passing .We always remember Uncle & Aunt Kay coming to visit us in New Mexico several times. We always told him that he looked so much like Dad. Mom always talked about him to us especially me because he lived with Mom & Dad for awhile after I was born. She always said that he spoiled me and took me with him went he went to town wish I could remember those days. But there are other memories of him that I will always remember . Rest in peace Uncle You are with Aunt Kay & your daughters what a reunion that will be :)LOVE YOU

Your niece
doris newman

my condolences to the Newman family yes he will be missed dearly thank you MCfor ALWAYS being there for me I love youans I will be happy that you are together with your family and fishing again with all your brothers.

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