Alice Mae Newman

Published 9:07 pm Friday, December 2, 2011

Funeral services for Alice Mae Newman, ofHazlehurst, are 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, at Stringer FamilyFuneral Services in Hazlehurst, with burial in Spring HillCemetery.

    Visitation is Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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    Mrs. Newman, 80, died Nov. 30, 2011, at The University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was born in CopiahCounty on June 25, 1931.

    She was a native and lifelong resident of Copiah County and workedfor Potter Company for 40 years. She was a member of Spring HillBaptist Church.

    Preceding her in death were her parents, Henry “Jack” and FrancesTanner; biological mother, Ora Lee Tanner; husband, Edsel Newman;and brothers, Edgar Tanner and Wade Tanner.

    Survivors are her brothers, Wayne Tanner and wife, Lynda, ofWesson, and Gerald Tanner and wife, Mary, of Jackson; cousin,Sharon Tisdale, of Hazlehurst; nieces, Jennifer Brister, DebbieTanner and Linda Tanner; and nephews, Bruce Tanner and MichaelTanner.