Newville, Jack L., Alma, Michigan


Passed away Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Gratiot. Age 82 years. He was born April 19, 1932 in Boyne City, Michigan the son of John and Lena (Kent) Newville. On September 19, 1959 he married Mary Roth at the M-46 Tabernacle. Jack worked in shipping and receiving for Lobdell-Emery Manufacturing for 43 and a half years, retiring in 1994. He spent time everyday reading the Bible. He enjoyed working outside and his Quaker Parrot “Charlie.” Jack is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary of Alma, four children, Karol McIvor of Alma, Robert Newville of Alma, Paul Newville of Alma, Adam Newville of California, six grandchildren, Traci (Shaun), Ryan, Amanda, Travis, Derek and Kattie, six great-grandchildren, a sister, Florence Leonard of East Jordan and a special friend Patrick. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-father, William “Archie” Mathers, daughter, Kathy Newville, brothers, Elvin, Elgie, John (Guy), Elton and a sister Mildred Ann Newville. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Gratiot County Commission on Aging. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lux Funeral Home, St. Louis. www.luxfuneralhomes.com