Newton Hubbs, a long time resident of the Waverly community, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:55 a.m., at Our Savior's hospital, Jacksonville, where he had been admitted on Tuesday. He had been residing at the Tannahill Nursing Home in this city. He was 84 years of age at the time of his death.
Deceased was born March 20, 1873, near Prentice, the son of Joshua and Rachel Acree Hubbs, and was the last survivor of a family of nine children.
Mr. Hubbs, who was a retired farmer, was twice married, both wives preceding him in death. He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Neece Funeral Home in this city Friday, Nov. 22, at 2:00 o'clock, Rev. Ralph Fitch, pastor of the Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will be in Union Baptist Cemetery, near Pisgah.