Mary Grace Harper Newman

MARY GRACE HARPER NEWMAN, better known as “Polly,” 97, died July 2, 2019. She was a member of Mulberry Baptist Church. Predeceasing her were husband Oves Barto Newman, parents Warner and Wessie Putman Harper, and seven siblings.

Surviving are daughter Mary Jo (Hershell) McAlpine; sons Charles (Karen) Newman, Robert Newman; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held July 6, at 11 a.m., at the Chapel of Blountsville Funeral Home. Burial followed at Mulberry Cemetery with Justin White, Austin Maclean, Daniel Maclean, Andrew Latta, Cy Sisson, and Quentin Killian serving as pallbearers. Cam Lay was honorary pallbearer.