James Okey Newman

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James Okey Newman

  • Birth 18 Jun 1909 Bebee, Wetzel County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 8 Feb 1988 Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Sardis, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7022640

Clarksburg Telegram
Tuesday, February 9, 1988.

J. Okey Newman

J. Okey Newman, 78, Route 4, Box 285a, Clarksburg, died at 7:45 am Monday, Feb 8 in United Hospital Center, following an extended illness.

He was born in Bebee, Wetzel County, June 18, 1909, a son of the late James Ward and Rozena Tharp Newman.

Surviving are his wife, Hazel Edna Howell Newman, whom he married Dec 23, 1933; two sons, Jerry Okey Newman, Central, SC and Lyle Keith Newman, Oakland, MD; one daughter Mrs. Edison (Shila) Childers, Route 4, Clarksburg; one brother, William Everett Newman, Route 4, Clarksburg, 12 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Newman was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

He was a member of the Reynoldsville Baptist Chruch. He was a retired coal mine operator having the Newman Coal Company.


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  • Created by: Ken Childers
  • Added: 19 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7022640
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Okey Newman (18 Jun 1909–8 Feb 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7022640, citing Sardis Cemetery, Sardis, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ken Childers (contributor 46560872) .