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J. R. Newman, Jr.

July 8, 1924 - November 21, 2019

J.R. Newman, Jr., age 95, of Granbury, Texas went home to be with his Lord on Thursday November 21, 2019. A Memorial Service will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday January 25, 2020 at the Acton Baptist Church.
J.R. was born on July 8, 1924 in Sumter, South Carolina to Joseph and Alice Newman. He was the eldest child of four…read more

J.R. Newman, Jr., age 95, of Granbury, Texas went home to be with his Lord on Thursday November 21, 2019. A Memorial Service will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday January 25, 2020 at the Acton Baptist Church.
J.R. was born on July 8, 1924 in Sumter, South Carolina to Joseph and Alice Newman. He was the eldest child of four. As a child he would hop on a train and take trips because his dad worked for the Railroad.
J.R. attended Columbia Bible College where he met his wife Betty. They had planned on being missionaries but due to health issues and a new family they couldn’t. While working at the Post Office downtown he also attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Then went to work for the IRS. When he retired and moved to Granbury, they joined Sam’s club and traveled across country in their travel trailer. J.R. was preceded in death by his wife: Betty; grandson: Zachary Bourg; great-great grandson: Zachary Courtwright; and two brothers.
He is survived by his children: Mary Parrish and husband Bob, John Robert Newman and wife Gay, Richard Newman and wife Cynthia, Ginger Kay Bourg; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 3 great- great-grandchildren; and sister: Betty McClary.

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 10:30 am

ACTON BAPTIST CHURCH

3500 FALL CREEK HWY
GRANBURY, TX 76049

MEMORIAL SERVICE

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