Patty Ann Newby
Patty Ann Newby, 88, of Anderson, passed away on Feb. 16, 2020, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.
She was born on Aug. 13, 1931, in Jasonville, to John and Flossie (Denny) Followell.
Patty had worked at various school cafeterias in Anderson, retiring in 2009 after 39 years of service. She was a member of East Side Church of God and worked with the children at Parkview Nazarene Church. She also volunteered at Community Hospital in Anderson for 25 years.
She is survived by her children, Joyce Willow of Anderson, Ralph Newby of Indianapolis, Scott Newby of Anderson; grandchildren, Misty (Kevin) White, Mathew (Jennifer) Newby, Ambrosia Troup-Hightower, Austin Walls, Bridgett (Karl Bowen) Newby; several great- and great-great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Diane Walls, Terry Riley; nephew, Lester "Tom" Criss; and many special friends.
Patty was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Newby; son, Michael Newby; grandson, Brett Bair; sisters, Mary Criss, Marjorie Ridge; and sister in-law, Mary Cole.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, 515 E. 53rd St., Anderson. Burial will be in East Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
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Augusta Humphries & Family
Feb 19, 2020
Grandma Patty,..
Me Kaylee Jayden & Kennith will never 4get you! We 🥰🤩😘 you so much! Words can't even describe it!! I'll make sure you're name n spirit lives on with us!! I remember all the fun times we had, kay kay loved you so much!! I may not be a (newby) by blood, but u n grandpa joe made me feel part of the family!!! But Me Mom && dad already miss you grandma!!
Tara Harrington
Feb 18, 2020
So glad to had gotten aquatinted with her. She was a determined lady. Loved her family. So sorry for her lost.