Sam "Otis" Newman

Apr. 14, 2013 @ 11:36 PM

Sam "Otis Newman, 88, a lifelong resident of Sevier County, passed away on April 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Ruth Mae Huskey Newman; sons, Dwayne "Bud" Newman and Ray Newman; daughter, Nancy Garner White; grandson, Sammy Garner; and sister, Mary Atchley.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Newman; daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Gerald Reagan, Wanda and Ronnie Brown; sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret and Fay Cogdill, Bonnie Beck, Dorothy Lewis, Barb and Ray Cogdill, Stella and Ken Suttles and Johnnie and Jimmy Pack; brother in law, Frank Atchley; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; special granddaughter, Christy Garner Gibson.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Rawlings Funeral Home. Rev. Michael Beck and Rev. Jimmy Reagan will officiate. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. Family and friends will meet for a graveside service Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Elkmount Cemetery.