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Lemuel Newport of Sunbright, TN

July 19, 1934 — June 19, 2022

 

Lemuel Newport

July 19, 1934-June 19, 2022

 

Lemuel Newport, age 87 of Sunbright went to his heavenly home on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.  Lemuel lived for his family and church.  He attended Shady Grove Church for the last 26 years. 

 

He is preceded in death by his parents William (Ken) Newport and Lydia (Stringfield) Newport; brothers L.A. Newport, Nathaniel Newport and Wendell Lee Newport; sisters Lizzy Baily, Lorene Smith, Irene Calavan and Marine Phipps; son Brad Newport; granddaughter Jennifer Williams and grandson Gabriel Jordan.

 

He is survived by his wife of 68 years Velva June Newport; daughter Carol Miller of Maryville; son Bruce (Martha) Newport of Florida; daughter Gail Williams of Lancing and Joye (Todd) Bussen of Clinton; daughter-in-law Patty Newport of Sunbright; 17 grandchildren; sister Geraldine Armes of Wartburg;  and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright from 2:00-4:00 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Bill Durham officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sunbright Cemetery in Sunbright.

 

Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lemuel Newport.

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Schubert Funeral Home - Sunbright

7905 Morgan County Highway, Sunbright, TN 37872

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Starts at 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Schubert Funeral Home - Sunbright

7905 Morgan County Highway, Sunbright, TN 37872

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Interment

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Starts at 4:00pm (Eastern time)

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