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Johnny Newberry

    October 31, 1931  -  September 7, 2013





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Johnny Newberry, 81, of Green Forest, AR passed away Saturday September 7, 2013. He was born October 31, 1931 at Rule, AR, a son of th late William Burk and Mary Bessie (Griffith) Newberry. On September 4, 1950 he was united in marriage with Pauline (Wilson). Johnny was a poultry farmer and had worked pipeline for several years. He and Polly owned and operated Polly’s Car Wash, Restaurant and Laundromat. He was a pillar of strength in the community and the truest of brothers to those in need. He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and working on his farms. Most of all, he loved being around family and friends. He was known as an honest, respectful man who enjoyed providing for his family. Johnny was a member of Green Forest First Assembly of God Church for over 50 years. He had an unyielding love for God and his faith. He is survived by his wife, Polly Newberry of Green Forest, 2 sons, Mike Newberry and wife Barbara of Green Forest, Nicky Newberry of Green Forest, 1 daughter, Paulette Tuten and husband Ellis of Berryville, 2 brothers, Cecil and Sarge Newberry both of Green Forest, 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by 4 brothers, Vondean, Gene, Wayne and Tompie Newberry as well as 1 great-granddaughter, Avalon Newberry. Celebration Of Life Services will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Green Forest Assembly Of God Church with Pastor Mark Bryant and Brother Billy Burris officiating. Interment will be at Rule Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 PM Tuesday, September 10th also at the church. Memorials may be made to Green Forest Assembly Of God Church building fund. On line condolences smithfamilyfuneralhome.net.



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Born: October 31, 1931

Death: September 7, 2013


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