Linda Kaye Newman


Linda Kaye (Godwin) Newman, 68, departed this earthly life on Sept. 7, 2018, at Community Hospital Anderson.
Linda was born Oct. 10, 1949, in Anderson. She resided in Anderson her entire life.
She was a graduate of Anderson High School and was employed at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Center for Mental Health and Aspire Indiana, where she retired in 2012 after 42 years of service.
Linda was a former member of New Hope United Methodist Church.
Linda was an avid reader of murder mystery novels, with her favorite author being James Patterson. She also enjoyed movies and traveling and dining out.
Linda is survived by her brother, Clive Godwin of Natick, Massachusetts; sister, Aleta Goree; nieces, Angela Goree, Alex Goree and Anjenai Jones. Additional family include a host of stepchildren and grandchildren and other family and friends.
Special recognition is given to her support team for their care, friendship and love over the years; stepdaughter, Irena Holder; stepson, the Rev. Jamy Newman; Peggy Menifee, Mark and Vanessa Boatman, and Mark Boatman Jr.; and caregiver, Sharon Savage.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Arelia Godwin; husband, Fred Newman Jr.; and son, Kelsey Newman.
Graveside services will be at noon Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at Maplewood Cemetery, Section 24A. No visitation is scheduled. Pastor Louis Jackson Jr. will officiate.
Services entrusted to L.C. May Funeral Service.
Published on September 14, 2018
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