Mary Newberry

Saturday, February 16, 2008

ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Louise Newberry, 78, of Anna died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at her home.

She was born Sept. 18, 1929, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Ernest and Nancy Dixon Hurst. She married Haskell Newberry July 17, 1948, in Osceola, Ark. He died Oct. 6, 1996.

Newberry was a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include three daughters, Sue Swink and Linda Dillon of Jonesboro, Jeannie Pollard of Anna; a son, Bobby Newberry of Arab, Mo.; a sister, Kathryn Treece of Riley, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Miller officiating. Burial will be in Cobden Cemetery.