Newberry, Thomas Warren, Jr.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Warren Newberry
Warren Newberry

Thomas Warren Newberry, Jr., 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at his home. 

Warren was retired Lt. Colonel of the U.S. Army Reserves.  Warren was a graduate of UT Knoxville with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and retired from TVA.  He was a very active and faithful member of  Gideons International, Chattanooga North Camp.  He was a member of Red Bank Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  He was a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Chris Newberry; daughters, Miranda Newberry of Boston, MA, and Joan Newberry of Deland, FL; sons, T. (Jan) Newberry of Deland, FL, Clift (Robin) Newberry of Jacksonville, FL, Shaun Newberry of Lenoir City, TN and Jonathan Newberry of Friendsville, TN; stepsons, Randy (Terry) Griffith of Huntsville, AL and Jason (Melissa) Mitchell of Chattanooga; sister, Mary Katherine Bowles of Nashville; 15 grandchildren; two nephews, David (Monica) Bowles of Charlotte, NC, and Preston (Nancy) Bowles of Cincinnati, OH.

Special thanks to our granddaughter, Kirsten Mitchell with whom we enjoyed our life.

Especially grateful to Dr. Charles Portera, Jr. and his nurse, Deana the nurses and staff at Memorial Hospital and Hospice of Chattanooga nurse, Doug Allbritton.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Reverend Phil Sumrall and Dr. Paul Snyder officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416; Gideons International, North Camp, P.O. Box 15011, Chattanooga, TN 37415; or Red Bank Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 115 Morrison Springs Road, Chattanooga, TN 37415. 

Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday, and 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday at Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.  

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