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Evelyn Farris Newman

August 27, 1923 ~ September 28, 2018 (age 95)

Evelyn Farris Newman, 95, passed away September 28, 2018.  She is survived by nephews: Michael Farris, Todd Farris (Mandy), David Farris, Hutch Farris and nieces: Mallary Lewis (Thomas), Lunden Farris and Fern Lewis.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Monty Newman, parents Charles and Ruth Farris, brother Jack Farris and sister Katherine Moyle.


Evelyn retired from AT&T with over 50 years of service.  After retiring she continued her work with the Telephone Pioneers of America and many other community service organizations.  She was a devoted member of St. James United Methodist Church and later, Covenant United Methodist of Charlotte.


A service celebrating Evelyn’s life will be held at Covenant United Methodist Church at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Visitation will be held at 1:00 at the church. A family interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery on October 1, 2018. 


In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to Covenant United Methodist Church, 6824 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC  28214.

Jeffrey S. Painter Funeral Director Licensee of Mount Holly is serving the Newman family.

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