June 26, 1940 – August 5, 2018
Mr. Jerry D. Newnham, 78, of Kingsland, passed from this life at home surrounded by loved ones after a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis on August 5, 2018. He was born June 26,1940 in Breckenridge, TX, to Brady and Lottie Newnham. Jerry retired from Shell Pipe Line on May 21, 2000 after 31 years of service. He was a member of Cross and Spurs Cowboy Church of Buchanan Dam. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, son,brother and friend.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Danny Newnham.
Survivors include: wife Connie Lee Newnham of Kingsland, son Gary D. Newnham and wife Tina of Seguin, son Terry W. Newnham and wife Aubrey of Baltimore, MD, granddaughters Amber Gee and husband Ethan of Caldwell, Tiffany Finnex and husband Trey of Anahuac, Connie J. Newnham of Kyle, grandsons Corey and William Newnham of Cleveland, grandson Jacob McDaniel of Seguin, granddaughter Marisa McDaniel of Seguin and 10 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cross and Spurs Cowboy Church for play ground equipment, 100 Lillian Dean, Buchanan Dam, TX or St. Jude Hospital in the memory of Jerry D. Newnham.
Visitation will be Friday, August 10. 2018 from 6-8 pm at the Cross and Spurs Cowboy Church in Buchanan Dam. Funeral Service will be Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Cross and Spurs Cowboy Church, burial will be at the Bluffton Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at: www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com
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- Funeral Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
- Visitation Friday, August 10, 2018
- Burial Saturday, August 11, 2018
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August 20, 2018
The sadness we all have is just a reflection of the love we shared for him! The more memories we have, the more tears that fall just show how much we all truly cared and loved him even those of us that now walk a different path. I will always cherish the memories I shared with Jerry. Like the look he had when he met his granddaughters for the first time. Camping, cooking, trips to Amarillo and Breckinridge (BeerCanRidge), holidays, birthdays or even just Sunday dinners just because! Digging drainage lines and taking down satilite dishes, or tree libs! Singing in church, and him breaking out the 8 Tracks and those vinyl records, playing pool, helping to set up the wood shop in Hankamer, each day a blessing, right up to the last chance I had. Each memory cherished! Thank you for the memories!
With Love and respect,
Ron and Pam Gresham
August 10, 2018
We are so sorry to hear about Jerry. We have such fond memories of the two of you. Know we are lifting you and family up in our prayers.
Love you all—Ron and Pam Gresham
August 9, 2018
Holding you and your family in prayer.
August 7, 2018
He was the best cook! If you left Jerry's house hungry, it was your own fault!
August 7, 2018
I will forever cherish the memories we made over the past 22 years. I will never regret the Sundays, vacations, road trips or play dates we spent together. He was the best grandfather a granddaughter could ask for and we will forever live our lives the way he taught us. I'm truly grateful to have known him.
I love you Pawpaw.
August 6, 2018
My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family.
I know Jerry was a very fine man. He was a dedicated and valued member of the corrosion team at Shell Pipe Line for many years and was one of the guys you could always count on. I have many fond memories of time spent with him out on the pipeline that I will always treasure. A great man.
Tina McDaniel ( Newnham )
August 6, 2018
I've been apart of Jerrys life for 8 yrs. He was a loving and funny person. We had many one on one talks during our coffee times. We shared lots of stories and had lots of laughs. He taught me so much not to mention Bloodymarys. He told me now u can take over this job lol. I had the pleasure to make him one last one the day before he passed.. Papaw you will always be loved and missed until we see each other again. Love, Tina