Ella V. Newton Sandidge

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Services for Ella V. Newton Sandidge, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.,Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inFriendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County.

Visitation is 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Sandidge, 88, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Golden Living Center-Brook Manor nursing facility. She went to be with her Lord withfamily members by her side. She was born on July 8, 1920, toRichard Elias Newton and Ruth Allgood Newton.

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She was a homemaker, a devoted wife and loving mother. She was amember of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, LeRoyScott Sandidge; her brothers, Richard Newton, Robert Newton andMarshall Newton; and three sisters, Annie Ruth Newton, Kathleen N.Driskill and Elsie N. Bowman.

Survivors include her sons, Mitchell Sandidge and his wife,Janice, of Little Rock, Ark., and Edward Sandidge and his wife,Ada, of Ocean Springs; her daughter, Patricia Butler and herhusband, LeRoy, of West; two brothers Rosco Newton, of Centreville,and Sherman Newton, of Brookhaven; her sister, Nora Bell West, ofBrookhaven; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; threestep-grandchildren; five step-great-great-grandchildren; and a hostof nieces, nephews and other relatives.