I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being,
Harold Benton Newman
- June 5, 1933 – January 20, 2020
- Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
- Harold Benton Newman, originally of Hammond, LA, died Monday, January 20, 2020, at his home in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, at the age of 86. He was born June 5, 1933, to the late Shelby and Anita Newman. He was a resident of Mississippi for the past 33 years.
Harold is survived by his wife of 67 years, Bonnie Alford Newman; brothers Shelby William (Bill) Newman, Glenn Earl Newman, and Rudolph Paul (Rudy) Newman, sister Joyce Love Newman, children Harold Keith Newman, Sharon Kay Newman Ott (Mike), and Matthew Eric Newman (Susan); grandchildren Becky, Christina, Bryan, Miranda, Mikayla, and Kaylen; and 6 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his sisters Mary Ann Newman Mulkey and Elsie Jean Newman Smith, and daughter Diana Sue Newman Brown.
Harold was a veteran of the Army National Guard, and retired from the Louisiana Department of Transportation (Highway Department). He was an animal lover, an avid outdoorsman, and a life-long fisherman.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service in Harold’s honor at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond, Louisiana, on February 1, 2020, from 11 am to 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, and to honor Harold’s love for animals, the family asks you make a donation to Raven Woods Animal Sanctuary in Arcola, Louisiana or Tangi Humane Society in Hammond, Louisiana.
Read the Bible in 2020 – January 25
- Genesis 50:1 – Exodus 2:10
- Matthew 16:13-17:9
- Psalm 21:1-13
- Proverbs 5:1-6
I have been crafting for OCC. It has been a real joy! If you like to craft and know the value of OCC, you may want to get with me for some joint projects. If you are shopping monthly, you will realize the first month is ending. Are you pleased with what you purchased or crafted in January? Stay tuned for our February needs….