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Nakisha Nicole Newman

Services for Nakisha Nicole Newman, of Brookhaven, are noonThursday, June 23 at Pine Grove M.B. Church in Sontag with burialin Carver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1-7 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Ms. Newman, 28, died June 16, 2005, at River Oaks Hospital inFlowood. She was born on Jan. 31, 1977, to Samuel Leggett andLillie Newman Leggett Barze.

She was a cook. She had been employed at Popeye’s for four yearsand Fish Fry for two years until her death. She was a member ofPine Grove M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her maternal grandmother, LauriceBryant; her maternal grandfather, Garvie Newman; her paternalgrandparents, James and Estee Leggett.

Survivors are her parents; her four sons, David J.J. Renfro,Tomas E.G. Newman, Ethan C.D. Newman and Nicholas J.L. Newman, allof Brookhaven; her daughter, Temara A.L. Newman, of Brookhaven; hersister, LaRhonda Blandon and her husband, Don, of Brookhaven; herthree brothers, Jonathan Leggett and his wife, Claudie, SamuelLeggett Jr. and Samuel McCallup, all of Brookhaven; her stepfather,Larry Barze, of Brookhaven; her grandparents, Charlie and RitaLewis, of Brookhaven; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews,other relatives and friends.