Nannie Jones Newby
  • 94 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 13, 1917
  • Date of passing: Apr 14, 2012
Let the memory of Nannie be with us forever

Nannie Jones Newby, 94, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Saturday, April 14th 2012 at Brantwood Nursing Home in Oxford.

A native of Mecklenburg County, Va., the widow of Willie Lee Newby Sr. and the daughter of the late Benjamin Thomas and Theresa Stembridge Jones. She was a member of Marrow’s Chapel Methodist Church, owner and operator of Newby’s Grocery in Bullock and also worked at Russell Stover in Clarksville for many years.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 PM Monday, April 16th 2012 in Marrow’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. John Yount and Rev. Kenneth Bowles.   

Surviving are her daughter, Delores Newby Griffin (Robert) of Clarksville, Va., a daughter-in-law, Nancy Reese Newby of Bullock, two granddaughters, Wendy N. Field and Jennifer N. Coghill, a grandson, Robert  Duane Griffin, a great granddaughter, Julia Lee Coghill and a great grandson, Justin Field. She was preceded in death by a son Willie Lee “Sonny” Newby Jr., a sister, Irene Jones Newby and two brothers, Harry Lee Jones and Tom B. Jones.

Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM Sunday evening, April 15th at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home of Nancy Newby in Bullock.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford in assisting the Newby family.

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This tribute was added by Shirley Bowen on 16th April 2012

"Nancy, Jennifer, & Wendy,

Please accept my sincere and deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother and grandmother.  Thinking of you.... Shirley"


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