Valdosta Daily Times

April 26, 2013

Barbara Newell

The Valdosta Daily Times

-- — Mrs. Barbara Newell, 85 of Dixie passed away Friday, April 26, 2013 at the Presbyterian Home in Quitman.  Mrs. Newell was born May 14, 1927 to the late Clarence and Lizzie Ryan. She was a homemaker and a member of Dixie Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Royce Lee Newell of Dixie; two daughters and son in law, Linda Moore of Carrollton, GA., and Debbie and Billy Ley of Quitman; six grandchildren, Melissa and Jason Moore, Donna and Scott McCoy, Dawn and Michael East, Annette and Butch Adams, Stacey and Michael Burton, and Jeff and Kristen Ley; 18 great great grandchildren, and one great great great grandson; one sister, Ann Womble of Thomasville; and one sister in law, Ruth Ryan of Boston.  Mrs. Newell was preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Ellen Newell; two brothers, Randall Ryan and Robert Ryan; one sister, Edna Burns.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Stanley Norman officiating.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.  The family will be receiving friends Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at  — Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home