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Edith Aline (Lightle) Newman, age 91, of Blairstown, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the Lee’s Summit Medical Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

Edith was born July 6, 1929 in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Samual A. Lightle and Jesse M. (Thomas) Lightle.

Edith married Wayne A. Newman and the couple lived in Blairstown, Missouri, where they raised their 10 children. She was a current resident of Holden Manor Care Center before her passing.

Edith is survived by her children, Joyce and husband Steve Osborne, Martha and husband Ron Thomas, Walter Newman, Ruby and husband David Courtney, David Newman, Mary and husband Kevin Hocker, Becky and husband Chuck Rouse, Roger Newman, Jeff Newman, Kim and husband Matt Morrow; 17 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wayne A. Newman; daughter-in-law, Nola Newman; and her three siblings, Samuel R. Lightle, Barbara A. Skinner, and Wayne O. Lightle.

Funeral services were held Friday, September 25, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.

The family received friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Burial was in the Blairstown Cemetery, Blairstown, Missouri.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Blairstown Cemetery, in care of Vansant-Mills Funeral Home.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Vansant-Mills Funeral Home of Clinton, Missouri.

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