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Bertie L. Newman

• Aug 8, 2018 at 2:15 PM

BLOUNTVILLE - Bertie L. Newman, age 78, of Blountville, TN passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in Bristol Regional Medical Center.  

She was the daughter of the late Albert and Nora Belle Minor Duncan and a native of Blackwater, VA.  She made her home in Bristol, Maryland and returned to Blountville. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Stewart.

Bertie was Lay-a-way manager for Wal-Mart for 18 ½ years. 

Survivors include her daughter, Cindy Thoren and husband, Tom; grandson, Michael Thoren; granddaughter, Sherrie Thoren; great-granddaughter, Noela Thoren; sister, Ann Frazier and husband, Allen; brothers, Charlie Duncan and wife, Dottie; Wilmer Duncan and wife, Evelyn; Albert Rhea Duncan, Jr. and Robert Duncan and wife, JoAnn and several nieces and nephews. 

The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Friday, August 10, 2018 in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roy Branson officiating.   Burial  will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.   Pallbearers will be her family and friends.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M., Friday, prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Sunrise Baptist Church.                

Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com

Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Newman family. 

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