Geraldine "Dean" Newman

Newman Geraldine "Dean" Newman, age 63, passed unexpectedly on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Preceded in death by her husband Gregory Newman, mother Ernestine Locke-Lunsford, and brothers James Pickens and Leonard Locke. Survived by children, Stephanie Holt and Lorenzo White; sisters, Laverne (George) Stanley and Shirley Locke; brothers, Ernest, Ervin, Terry, Tyler, and Robert (Denise) Locke; grandchildren, Chance, Shanesee (J.L.) Parker, Frederick Jr., and special granddaughter, Taleya Oshodi; great grandchildren, Makel, Makayla-Ani, and Frederick III; special niece, Taeylor Stanley; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including very dear friends, Bahiya Napier, Cristina Wade, and Jackie McClendon. Celebration of Life 10 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014 in the chapel of DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St., where her family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the start of service. Interment Eastlawn Cemetery. To sign her online memory book, please visit

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Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service
720 E Long Street Columbus, OH 43203
(614) 258-9549
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 20, 2014