John Newbell

Nov 16 2013
John Newbell

Mr. John Newbell, age 79 of Alexandria, TN, died peacefully in his home on Friday evening after an extended battle with cancer.

John Retired from Textron in 1989 with 33 years of Service. He was a longtime member of the Alexandria Church of Christ. John was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from 1956 to 1958.

Mr. Newbell is preceded in death by Infant Son; Kerry Allen Newbell. Parents; W.H. Newbell and Etta Bradford Newbell. Sister and Brother-in-Law; Robbie Crawford and J.C. Crawford. Brother; James “Dee” Newbell.

Survivors include Wife of 57 Years; JoAnn Barry Newbell. Two Daughters; Kim (Ross) Talley of Alexandria, TN, and Kristi (Ricky) Sullivan of Alexandria, TN. Grandchildren; Brad (Carrie) Talley, Ashley (Brian) Talley Bjork, Dillon Sullivan, Jason (Janna) Sullivan. One Great-Grandchild; Connor Talley.

Funeral Services for Mr. John Newbell will be on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 1PM at the Avant Funeral Home in Alexandria, TN with Jeff Ford officiating. Interment will follow in the Vanatta Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Avant Funeral Home in Alexandria, TN, on Sunday, November 17 from 10AM to 8PM, and again on Monday November 18 from 10AM until the service time at 1PM.

In lieu of Flowers donations can be made to the Vanatta Cemetery Fund.

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