Jerry D. Newby

Jerry Newby

Mr. Jerry D. Newby, 70, departed this life to be with our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

"We were saddened by this loss; but we shall not weep as those who have no hope. "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths" Proverbs 3: 5-6

A graveside memorial will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery, 7301 Memorial St, Hitchcock, TX 77563. There will not be a visitation or public viewing.

Jerry served God faithfully through his life; because he truly loved the Lord who touched his life at the age of 12, he in turn touched many other lives on his journey throughout this life.

Preceding him in death are his parents; Thomas A. Newby Sr. and Lottie A. Wimberly Newby; sister, Bonita R. Newby; sister, Mary A. Collins; brother, Thomas A. Newby Jr; nephew, Daryl R. Cannon and niece, Stacy Dotson.

Mr. Newby’s memory will forever be in the hearts of his loving wife of 45 years, Patricia A. Nickerson Newby; sons, Anthony C. Newby of Rowlett, TX and Thomas A. Newby III and wife Gabrielle of Buda, TX. 2 grandchildren: Anthony C. Newby II and Julia Q. Newby; Three sisters: Patricia A. Newby DeQuire of LaMarque, TX, Eleanor Jo Cannon of Missouri City, TX and Anita P. Newby of Pearland, TX. He also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be sent to:

Carnes Funeral Home
3100 Gulf Frwy.
Texas City, TX 77591