Emanuel Newbern, a lifelong resident of Gary, was born April 11,1956 to the late Willie & Georgia Newbern in Gary, IN. He exchanged time for eternity Sunday, February 25, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents, brother Louis, sister Deborah Jean (Bill Jr.) Reeves. He leaves to cherish fond memories: 3 children Raphael, twins Montrelle & Michelle, brothers Willie (Deloris), Reginald (Margie), sisters Loretta Wilson and Shirlene Newbern, 2 grandchildren, special nephew, uncle James (Joy) Jones and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, March 2, 2018 from 9 to 11:00 a.m. with funeral service at 11:00 a.m. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave., Gary, IN. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.