Annie Lester Newman, 91, of Galax, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in the Twin County Regional Hospital.
She was born in Galax on Nov. 2, 1921, to Emmett and Frances Elizabeth Green Higgins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Berlin Newman.
Survivors include her son, Dennis C. Newman of Galax; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Coal Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Ted Bartlett officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.