Funeral services for Adolphus Newberry were conducted Thursday August 14, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. with E. C. Meadows officiating. Interment followed in the Clark Cemetery. His family and friends served as pallbearers.
He was born July 5, 1933 in Macon County, Tenn., the son of the late Dave C. and Willie Mae Hudson Newberry. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Mazie Newberry and Rulene Bilbrey, and brothers, Clay and Roy Newberry. On August 9, 1960, he married the former Nannie Jean Caruthers who survives. He was a member of the North Springs Church of Christ, a Korean Veteran, employed as a Auto Body Repairman with Wilson County Motors in Lebanon, Tenn. for 20 years and Welder for Kaiser Jeep Corporation in Toledo, Ohio for 15 years.
Survivors besides his wife, Nannie Jean of 48 years include: daughter & son-in-law, Lynn & Doug Cannon, Granville, Tenn., son & daughter-in-law, David & Kathy Newberry, Gladdice Community, son, Dennis Newberry, Goosehorn Community, sisters, Daisy Mosley, Lafayette, Tenn., Elaine (Bobby) Patterson, Newport, N.C., Josie (Billy) Dorris, Adairville, Ky., brother, Channie Newberry, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., grandson, Tyler (Rebecca) Newberry, Hartsville, Tenn., great-grandson, Zachery Newberry, Hartsville, Tenn., sister-in-law, Dortha Newberry, Lafayette, Tenn.