Lois Marie Newell
Lois Marie Newell, 69, of Waltonville died 11:58 p.m.
Aug. 20, 2003, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
She was a bus driver for the Waltonville School District.
Mrs. Newell was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Waltonville to
Kenneth Gilbert and Helen (Hester) Gilbert. She married
Fred Newell April 7, 1955, in Mt. Vernon; he survives.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Newell
Funeral Home in Waltonville. James McKinzie will officiate.
Burial will follow in Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Newell Funeral
Home in Waltonville.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Newell is survived by her sons
Roger Newell and wife Abby of Waltonville, Wayne Newell and
wife Catherine of Cordova, Tenn., Paul Newell and wife Katrina
of Dyersburg, Tenn., Gary Newell and wife Vonda of Waltonville
and Dennis Newell of Waltonville; daughters Darla Burton
and husband Mark of Woodlawn and Donna VanWinkle and husband Bob of
Waltonville; 21 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; a sister, Phyllis
Rickerett of Lake Tomahawk, Wis.; brothers Bob Gilbert of Mt. Vernon,
Jerry Gilbert and wife Shirley of Waltonville, Keith Gilbert and wife
Beverley of Waltonville, Bill Gilbert of Arizona and David Gilbert of
Texas; a brother-in-law, Buck Cornwell; and a sister-in-law, Agnes Gilbert.
Mrs. Newell was a member of West Long Prairie Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Gilbert; her mother,
Helen Gilbert; a brother, Sidney Dale Gilbert; and sisters Ruth Gatena
and Donna Burns. Memorials may be made to Knob Prairie Cemetery or West
Long Prairie Christian Church and will be accepted at the funeral home.
For more information you may contact Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman