COLUMBUS — James Walter Newman, 85, died Sept. 10, 2020, at Aurora Health and Rehabilitation Center. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Al Hamm officiating. Burial followed in Egger Cemetery of Caledonia. Lowndes Funeral Home of Columbus was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Newman was born Oct. 25, 1934, in Hamilton, Alabama, to the late Rhoda Linley Newman and Floyd Newman. He was a member of Church of God. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Alphas Newman, Leonard Newman and Louis Newman. He is survived by his siblings, Selma Gilmore of Columbus and Fay Smith of Hamilton. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Mississippi Chapter, 855 S. Pear Orchard Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on September 16, 2020
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