Verlie Stone Newman, 74, of Bassett, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. She was born in Virginia on August 19, 1938, the daughter of the late Rufus Stone and the late Verlie Mize Stone. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lloyd Stone and Junior Stone. She attended One Accord Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Clarence Douglas Newman of the home; daughter, Vickie Newman of the home; special son, Jerry Howell; five grandchildren, Kelly Rector and husband, Travis, T.J. Gilman, Samantha Greer, Hannah Linkous and Daniel Linkous; three great grandchildren, Alexandria Franklin, Kayden Franklin and Abby Gilman. In addition she is survived by one brother and sister in law, James and Frances Stone of Bassett; one sister, Shirley Conner of Martinsville and extended family.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 23 from 7-9p.m. at Bassett Funeral Service.
Funeral Service will be conducted Wednesday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bassett Funeral Service with Rev. Phillip Woods and Bishop Dwayne Pruitt officiating. Burial will follow in Old Center Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Bassett Funeral Service is serving the family of Mrs. Newman.
Online condolences may be made to bassettfuneraservice.com