Jean Haywood Newman, age 91,
passed away May 21, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Nursing and RehabilitationCenter.
She was born on June 3, 1921 in New Harmony, Indiana.
She was the last surviving
daughter of Carson and Jessie (Moss) Haywood.
She is a 1939 graduate of New HarmonyHigh
graduated from GrahamBeautySchool where she earned her beauticianís license with
honors. She operated a salon from her home for 21 years. She also sold beauty
supplies to beauty shops in the tri-state from 1970 through 1977. She was a
member of the St.
Church where she was superintendent of the Sunday school and taught Sunday
school for many years. She was a member of the Tuesday Club, Eastern Star, and
the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She was a volunteer spiritual counselor
for Ohio Valley Hospice Care. She was involved with the local girl scouts as a
senior leader. She was active in her community to better our environment. She
enjoyed reading, writing, traveling, spending time with her family, volunteering
and caring for the elderly. She was a loving and giving person to all.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; husband of 66 years, Bill N. Newman; four sisters, Marie Harp,
Dora West, Helen Carr, and Betty Haywood.
Jean is survived by her
daughter, Cinda (Joe) Huber of Southaven, MS; son,
Bill H. (Melanie) Newman of Mt. Vernon, IN; 3 grandsons, Aaron (Traci) Huber of
Rochester, NY, Wyatt and Bryce Newman of Mt. Vernon, IN; great grandson, Warren Huber of Rochester, NY; host of nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
thank you for the care given by Mount Vernon Nursing and RehabilitationCenter.
Services were held at on Saturday May 25, 2013, at St. Johnís Episcopal Church, 602 Mulberry Street in Mount Vernon with burial following in PoseyvilleCemetery.
Visitation was from 9:00
until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church.
Schneider Funeral Home handled the arrangements.