CONWAY, Ark. -- Rebecca Louise Newman, 56, died June 19, 2006, at Conway Regional Medical Center of an extended illness.
Born May 13, 1950, in the state of Missouri, the daughter of Dean W. and Verna C. Lewis Hawley of Salem, Mo., she was a homemaker and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church in Conway.
On Jan. 26, 1970, at St. Louis, she married Ron Newman who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to her husband and parents include: one son, Matt Newman of Conway; two brothers, Michael Hawley of Ruston, La., and Carroll Hawley of Santa Fe, N.M.; and two sisters, Patricia Raines of Kearney, Mo., and Angela Gray of Salem.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Christina Hawley.
Burial was in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, Ark.
Pallbearers were: Chris G'Sell, Leo Cummings III, Lance White, Eric Etchison, Jason Gross and Richard Gratham.