Emma Newman

NEWMAN, Emma M., age 100, of New Martinsville, WV died Thursday October 4, 2012.

Family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, New Martinsville.

Emma Newman

NEWMAN, Emma M., age 100, of Doolin Route, New Martinsville, WV, died Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the New Martinsville Care & Rehab Center.

She was born August 23, 1912 in Wetzel County, WV, the daughter of the late Joseph Clarence and Amanda E. McCullough Starkey.

Emma was a cook for Wetzel County Schools, a member of the New Martinsville Christian Church Disciples of Christ, and Chapter #50 Order of Eastern Star. She was also a homemaker and loved to quilt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph M. Newman in 1983; four brothers, Raymond, John, Clarence and Paul Starkey; and four sisters, Sarah Wolfe, Dolly Smith, Goldie Crimmel and Rosemond Tiber.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald (Viola) Newman and Donald (Shirley) Newman, both of New Martinsville; three daughters, Joan (Charles) Cecil of Edgewater, FL, Jacklyn (Art) Boyd of Seal Beach, CA and Marilyn Yoho of New Martinsville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from noon until the time of the Funeral Service at 1p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 751 Third Street, New Martinsville, with Rev. Dr. Victor L. Hunter officiating. Eastern Star services will be held Monday at 7 p.m.

Interment in Northview Cemetery, New Martinsville.

Memorial contributions to First Christian Church, Maple & Locust Ave. PO Box 274, New Martinsville, WV 26155.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.

Emma Newman

NEWMAN, Emma Mary, 100, of New Martinsville, WV, died October 4, 2012, at the New Martinsville Care and Rehab. Center.

Arrangements are pending at the Grisell Funeral Home, New Martinsville.