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Jeremy Alan Newell

WALTONVILLE -- Jeremy Alan Newell, 16, died at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, 
Oct. 29, 2003, at home. Jeremy was born Dec. 26, 1986, in Hobbs, N.M., 
to Dennis Joe Newell and Sharon Johnson. He was a junior at Waltonville 
High School where he was a member of the varsity basketball team. He was 
an avid fisherman, hunter and loved to ride horseback. He was a member 
of West Long Prairie Christian Church. Survivors include his father, 
Dennis Joe Newell of Waltonville; mother, Sharon Johnson and fiance 
Michael Anthony Garrison of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Hannah Lee Newell 
and Amanda Joe Newell, both of Mount Vernon; grandfather, Fred Newell of 
Waltonville; grandmother, Dolly Johnson of Hobbs; many aunts, uncles and 
cousins. He was preceded in death by one infant brother, Patrick 
DeWayne Newell, grandmother, Lois Marie Newell, and grandfather, DeWayne 
Johnson. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Waltonville High School, 
with the Rev. James McKinzie and Father Bert Iffert officiating. Burial 
will be in Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville. Friends may call from 
5 to 9 p.m. today in the high school. Memorials may be made to Jeremy 
Alan Newell Memorial Fund and will be accepted by Newell Funeral Home.

Date: 2 Nov 2003
Source: Southern Illinoisan
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman *

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