He was born in 1941 in Armorel, Ark., to Roland and Lucinda Newbern.
Newbern was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings.
He leaves to celebrate his home going his wife, Edna Newbern; and a daughter, Denise (Kirk) Dunnavant of Cape Girardeau.
Visitation will be from noon to service time Saturday at Greater Dimension Ministries in Cape Girardeau.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Williams Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.