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Barbara 'Gail' Newmans Crews

August 8, 1948 — April 30, 2018

Barbara Gail Newmans Crews, 69 of Folkston, GA., passed away Monday morning (April 30, 2018) at her residence following an extended illness.

Born in Wayne County, GA., her parents were Emory “Red” Newmans and Geneva Jacobs Newmans. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Crews; a sister, Joyce Newmans; and a brother, Stanley Newmans.

She was of the Baptist Faith and worked 23 years at Friendly Express Truck Stop as a Cashier. Mrs. Crews enjoyed collecting solar lights, shopping, fishing, and spending time with family.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan Newmans (Maggie), of Waycross; her daughter, Amanda Harris, of Hickox; and her step daughter and son-in-law, Kara Lynn Lewis (C.L.), of Winokur; 3 grandchildren, Ashley Harris (A.J.), Amber Johnson, K.C. Harris; 2 step grandchildren, Ashley Adams (Cliff), and Lance Lewis (Sierra); 2 great grandchildren and one on the way, one step great grandchild; a special grandson and little buddy, Kyle Crews; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard Newmans (Donna), of Jenson Beach, Fl, Roger Newmans (Anna), of Port St. Lucie, Fl, and Rev. Freddie Newmans (Geraldine), of Waynesville, GA.; and a sister and brother-in-law, Ann Crews (Lester). Also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Visitation will be held Tuesday (May 1, 2018) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday (May 2, 2018) at 2PM at Sandhill Baptist Church with Rev. Freddie Newmans, Rev. Cliff Adams, Rev. E.C. Crews, and Rev. Trent Long officiating.

Burial will follow in Racepond Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Gene Wilson, A.J. Ethridge, Carlos Mishoe, Shannon Newmans, Trenton Newmans, David Newmans, and Mark Newman.

Honorary pallbearers will be Employees of Friendly Express Truck Stop Store #31, Special Caregivers, Jill Brand and Tina Spaulding of Georgia Hospice.

The family will be receiving friends at their residence; 522 Carter Community Rd. Folkston, GA 31537.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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