Judith Ann “Judy” Newman, 79, of Paris, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Paris Regional Medical Center.
Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 24th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Fortenberry officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6-8 p.m.
Mrs. Newman, the daughter of Lota & Evelyn Robinson Haynes, was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Paris.
For a number of years she did private home care sitting. Judy was a caregiver to many, including her mother, Evelyn, during the last years of her life. She fiercely loved her family. She had a huge place in her heart for animals, especially cats which she nurtured and cared for on her patio.
Judy was preceded in death by the love of her life, William “Bud” Newman, whom she married on Oct. 18, 1963, building twenty-one years of family and memories before his death on March 27, 1985, her parents, Lota & Evelyn, a brother-in-law, John Wallak, a sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Joann & Jim Greening, and an aunt, Christine Muennink.
Survivors include two daughters, Kristin Clark & husband Greg of Powderly, and Kellie Newman of Reno, grandchildren, Justin Clark & wife Jennifer, Josh Clark & wife Emily, and Jaidyn Clark, a great grandchild, Daxton Clark, a sister, Polly Wallak of Flower Mound, a brother, Ken Haynes of Paris, and a brother-in-law, Tommy Newman & wife Barbara of Paris along with many nieces & nephews and a plethora of friends.
Casket bearers will be: Dewey Bellows, Brian Skidmore, Josh Armes, Mike Wallak, Stephen Wallak, and Robert Greening.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Baby Gunn’s Animal Rescue, 601 CR 43340, Paris, TX 75462
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