Karen Kathleen Newman
LINCOLN, IL - Karen Kathleen Newman, 71, passed away at 8:50 a.m. on June 5, 2014, at her home in Lincoln.
Karen was born Oct. 31, 1942, in Taylorville, the daughter of James Henry and Gladys Benewitz Adams. She married Gary "Beaver" Newman on Dec. 22, 1962, at the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln. He survives in Lincoln.
Karen is also survived by her son, Henry Dean Newman of Lincoln; one daughter, Andrea (Mike) Hinton of Lincoln; grandchildren: Devon Jacob and Mason Taylor Newman of Lincoln, Mallory (Clint) Garey of Atlanta, and Madelyn Hinton of Lincoln; and one great-granddaughter, Mariah Newman of Taylorville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Gayle Ladson. She is the last of her immediate family.
Karen is a retired employee of the State of Illinois and a member of First United Methodist Church of Lincoln.
Services for Karen will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Henry Sills officiating. Burial will be at New Union Cemetery in Lincoln. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, June 6 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in her name to: Memorial Home Services or the