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County Native, Edith Newman Dies Suddenly:


Mrs. Edith Mackey Newman, 45, wife of Durand C. Newman, died suddenly this morning at her home in Greenfield, IN.


She had spent the past week in Mt. Vernon with a cousin, Mrs. Woodson Austin, and family.


Funeral services will be conducted at 10 am Wednesday at Pasco Memorial Mortuary in Greenfield. Friends may call at the mortuary after 7 pm Tuesday.


Born in Posey Co., the deceased was a daughter of the late Mary Conlin Mackey and William Mackey, representatives of early prominent Point Township families. During residence here, she attended Trinity (Evangelical) United Church of Christ. She was a graduate of Welborn Memorial School in Evansville and Indiana University School of Nursing and was a member of the Indiana State Nurses Association.


Surviving in addition to the husband are a step-daughter, Mrs. Edward Shively, and five step-grandchildren, of Greenfield, and a brother, Capt. (US Army ret.) Charles Mackey of Indianapolis. Mrs. Dorothy Summers and Mrs. Frank Edwards of Indianapolis are other cousins.


Aug. 15, 1966. Newspaper unknown.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers