George Wynne Newman

Mr. George Wynne Newman, 76, of Elkton died June 5, 2019.


Mr. Newman was a retired merchant and farmer who operated Newman’s Feed Store for many years. He had been a member of Elkton Baptist Church since 1972, where he served as a deacon. He also served as president of the Giles County Historical Society. He is preceded in death by parents, George Lee and Era Odell Wynne Newman; and brothers, Robert Lee Newman and Mellville Thomas Newman II.


Visitation will be held Monday, June 10, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Elkton Baptist Church. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery.


Carr & Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Survivors include wife Sharon Lynn (Sherry) Simmons of Elkton; son George Newman Jr. of Elkton; brother Joseph McConnell Newman of Ardmore; sisters-in-law, Deborah Newman of Florence, Ala., Amanda Lucille Newman of Pensacola, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.