Freda M. Newman
REYNOLDSBURG: Freda M. Newman, age 79, of Reynoldsburg passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2013 after a lingering illness.
She was born January 27, 1934 in Zanesville, Ohio. Freda was the valedictorian of South Zanesville High School class of 1952. She married Rancel Newman in 1954, was a retired cook for Reynoldsburg city schools, and a member of Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Rancel Bruce Newman; children Becky, Wesley (Lisa), Debra, and Susan Newman; grandsons, Jason and Nathan Newman; great-granddaughter, Ashlyn Newman; sister, Louise Robbins; and nieces and nephews.
Her family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg. Her funeral will be Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road, Reynoldsburg, Pastor Maxine Smith-Pierce officiating. Interment to follow at Poplar Fork Cemetery, Gratiot, Ohio.
If desired, contributions may be made in her memory to the Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068. Messages may be sent to her family by visiting www.cotnerfuneralhome.com