January 4, 2007
Mr. Melvin Newcomb, age 68, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died Thursday, January 4, 2007 in Columbia, Tennessee. Mr. Newcomb was a native of Marshall County and was a son of the late William Author and Willie Kate Ragsdale Newcomb. He was retired from Heil Quaker Corporation of Lewisburg after 20 years of service. Mr. Newcomb was a member of the Church of God. He is preceded in death by a sister, Nannie Griggs and two brothers, Bud Newcomb and Audie Newcomb.
Mr. Newcomb is survived by wife, Virginia Newcomb of Chapel Hill, TN; daughters, Kimberly Newcomb, Chapel Hill, TN, Shree Newcomb, Shelbyville, TN; sons, Keith Newcomb, Chapel Hill, TN, Kenneth Newcomb, Unionville, TN, Kerry Newcomb, Chapel Hill, TN; sisters, Maggie Rainey, and Judy Norwood, both of Lewisburg, TN; brother, Paul Newcomb, Farmington Comm.; nine grandchildren, Jessica Blackwell, Bridget Whitson, Brandon, Brian, Brent, Tyler, Madison, Layne and Kaley Newcomb; great grandson, Jemaric Armstrong.
Visitation was at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 6, 2007 at Lawrence Funeral Home.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2006 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Douglas officiating. Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
LAWRENCE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, Chapel Hill, Tennessee in charge of arrangements.