Joe Howard Newberry
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Joe Howard Newberry
He was born on March 15, 1933, in Portales, New Mexico, to Arthur Ray Newberry and Juanita Sartain Newberry. Joe worked as a production foreman for Occidental Petroleum Corporation Overseas. On April 23, 1955, he was united in marriage to Doris Williford in Hobbs, New Mexico. She preceded him in death on February 10, 2010. He was a baptist and attended Honey Creek Baptist Church in Wolfe City. Joe was a veteran of the United States Army and served in Germany from 1953 to 1955. He was a member of the American Legion, a life member of the National Rifle Association, and a member of Texas State Rifle Association.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Rebecca Newberry of Wolfe City, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, David and Tina Newberry of Gilmer, Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Maydell and Bob Snell of Aztec, New Mexico; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; 4 brothers-in-law, James Williford of Pearland, Texas, C. L. Williford, Jr. of Corpus Christi, Texas, Less Tycksen of Knob Knoster, Missouri, and Clay Daughtry of Phoenix, Arizona; and one sister-in-law, Debbie Johnson of Waco, Texas.
Family will receive friends at Comanche Funeral Home on Friday, January 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 12 at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Seigler officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Comanche County, Texas.
A memorial service will be held at Honey Creek Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 19.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 W. Wrights Avenue, Comanche, Texas 76442.
Condolences may be offered online at www.comanchefh.com
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