She was born Nov. 24, 1956, at Wyatt, Mo., daughter of William and Ina Russell Dollins of Morley, Mo. She and Kenneth Newell were married Feb. 6, 1993.
Survivors include her husband; her parents; two daughters, Julee Higgins of Jackson and Summer Smith of Morley; a stepdaughter, Melissa Burks of Fredericktown, Mo.; a stepson, Micheal Newell of Friedheim, Mo.; a sister, Donna McMillian of Columbus, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. James Brown and Johnny Hill officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery near Daisy.