Jerry Michael Newley

Born: Sun., Jul. 22, 1951
Died: Thu., Apr. 30, 2020


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Wed., May 06, 2020
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Service ~ Etowah Chapel

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Thu., May 07, 2020
Location: Glenwood Cemetery

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Mr. Jerry M. Newley went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Riverview Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born July 22, 1951 in Fort Payne, Dekalb County, Alabama to the late Lillian Newley and Samuel Malone. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Stella Woody and Louella Malone; one brother, Charles Wallace.

Jerry was employed with the City of Fort Payne in the Sanitation Department. He retired after forty years of service. He later met and united in holy matrimony to Mary Ann Dates on September 2, 2016. He then relocated to Gadsden where he would spend his final years.

Jerry’s life throughout his years was displayed in his interests of fishing and gardening, his quiet spirit and beautiful singing voice that blessed so many.

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Mary A. Newley. Gadsden, AL; stepson, Antonio Dates, Santa Anna, CA;  grandchildren, Shabreka Heard, Gadsden, AL, Nina and Shakirra Gaddis, both of Douglasville, GA;  great-grandchildren, Zodia, Ziyah and special great-grand Zaiden, all of Gadsden, AL; special aunt, Mary Davis, Gadsden, AL; special nephew, Kasden Woody, Gadsden, AL; four sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law;  a host of nieces, nephews and many dear friends.


Graveside Service will be 1:00p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Glenwood Cemetery, Fort Payne. Viewing will be 4:00-6:00p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the Etowah Chapel of Adams-Buggs Funeral Service.

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Kathy Moorer
   Posted Thu May 07, 2020
Sincere condolences. and sympathy to Mary and the entire family. It is my continued prayer that God will strengthen and comfort you all during your loss of Jerry. Be blessed unmovable always abounding in the work of the Lord.

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