Mary Obptande

Sunday, August 12, 2007

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Mary Katherine "Kathy" Newman Obptande, 55, of Jonesboro died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at her home.

She was born April 21, 1952, at Anna, Ill., daughter of James Hubert and Lenora Coleman Turner.

Survivors include a daughter, April Cunningham of Pennsville, N.J.; a son, Richard Newman Jr. of Lick Creek, Ill.; her mother of East Cape Girardeau, Ill.; three sisters, Leona Richardson of McClure, Ill., Judy Ogden of Sikeston, Mo., Debora Elliott of East Cape Girardeau; two brothers, David Coleman of Fort Scott, Kan., Roger Turner of Cobden; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, a sister and a brother.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. LaRue Parr officiating.

Interment will be in the Friendship Cemetery near Dongola, Ill.