BURLESON Billy Wayne Newman, 75, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, in Fort Worth.

A funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial was at Post Oak Cemetery.

Mr. Newman was born Sept. 5, 1934 in Iredell, to William Wayne Newman and Neta Lockhart Newman. He was retired from Safeway and loved fishing. He was a member of South Park Baptist Church in Fort Worth.

Survivors include twin daughters, Rita Joy Sleper, Leta Loy Doyle, both of Fort Worth; son, Russell Wayne Newman of Covington; grandchildren; Michelle Lynn Earle, Amy Michelle O'Heren, Tony Wayne Sleper, Daniel Lee Copeland, Joshua Newman; great grandchildren, Madison Earle, Brice O'Heren, Alysen O'Heren, Chase O'Heren, Toni Sleper and Ayden Copeland.

Published Dec. 16, 2009

Glen Rose Reporter