Shirley Newcomer


Shirley Jane Newcomer, 82, of Paris, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. She was retired after more than 20 years as a bus driver and a homemaker.

Private services were held per her request. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements. 

Mrs. Newcomer was born in Paris, the daughter of the late John and Anna Josephine Simons. She married David Newcomer Dec. 21, 1952, at the Newcomer farm in Redman. He survives.

She is also survived by her children, Keith (Mary) Newcomer of Montgomery, Randy (Lisa) Newcomer of Maryville, Tenn., Danny Newcomer of Aurora, Tammy Newcomer-Dye of Redmon and Kevin (Teresa) Newcomer of Paris; her grandchildren, Jenny, Josh and Adam Newcomer, Eric and Jason Newcomer, Lindsay Garcia, Amy Gomez, Leslie Stinnett, Chad Newcomer, Ryan, Tara, and Leah Newcomer, Amanda and Jacob Dye, Alicia Haley and Danielle Newcomer; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Buddy and Ted; and two sons Rick and Toney.

Mrs. Newcomer enjoyed playing cards with her friends, doing puzzles, making homemade crafts and tending to her flower garden. She also loved spending time with her dogs and playing on the Redmon women softball team.

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