Norma West Newman(1927 - 2013)

Norma West Newman


Norma West Newman, 86, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 25, in Vicksburg MS. She is survived by her two sons, Robert West Newman (Suzanne) of Memphis, TN and John Kent Newman (Debbie) of Vicksburg, MS, and three grandchildren; Christopher West Newman, Matthew Taylor Newman and Sarah Elisabeth Newman. She was born in Hattiesburg, MS in 1927 and graduated from Hattiesburg High School in 1945. She loved her church and singing in the choir. She married Robert Eaton Newman of Columbia, MS in 1948. They moved to Meridian, MS in 1949, had two sons, and moved to Jackson, MS in 1960. She dedicated her life to her family, church, and music. She retired from the IRS in 1985 and spent the next 15 years traveling the country coast to coast with Rob in their RV, making new friends and enjoying life. They settled in Lady Lake, FL for many years. She will be remembered as a kind and loving mother, wife, grandmother, and friend. Visitation will be Monday, July 29, 10am at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg, MS followed by a graveside service at Highland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be made to the Mississippi chapter of the .


Funeral Home

Moore Funeral Service
805 Hardy Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 544-2141

Published in the Hattiesburg American on July 28, 2013