Idaho County Free Press

Thursday, February 19, 1959

A.O. NEWBY, 53

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Robertson-Hanson Funeral Chapel for Alvis Oliver Newby, 53, who died February 11 at his home in Grangeville. Rev. A.J. Stott of the Nazerene Church officiated.

Burial was in Prairie View Cemetery.

Mr. Newby was born the son of Mr. and Mrs. Zimiriah Newby. When he was a small child the family moved to Lewiston, Idaho. Mr. Newby worked on a cattle ranch for a time near Anatone, Wa. Later he moved to Orofino and then to Grangeville where he has resided the past 29 years. On November 18, 1929, he married Anna Mason at Lewiston.

His survivors included the widow, Anna, at home; five sons, Richard, U.S. Army, Korea; John, U.S. Army, Formosa; Steven, at the home; Frank, Pullman, and Marvin, Grangeville; eight daughters, Mrs. Betty Cornett, Grangeville; Mrs. Barbara Griffith, Tacoma; Mrs. David Spencer, Moscow; Mary Alice, Sharon, Patricia, Kathleen, and Nancy, all at home. One brother, Ben, in Washington state; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Taylor, Lewiston; Mrs. Elvina Skinner, Kellogg, and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers for Mr. Newby were Justin Warden, Warren Parks, L.E. Rice, Ralph Nutting, Don Perry, and Henry Brugeman.

Mrs. Esther VonBargen sang the sacred music and accompanied herself on the organ.

 

Submitted by Chris Cornett

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