Emily Mae Dearing Newberry
HISEVILLE– Emily Mae Dearing Newberry, of Hiseville, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 25, 2014. She had been living with her daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Terry Atchison in Louisville.
Emily Mae Dearing was born in Rich Pond, on Nov. 20, 1912. She was the daughter of Herman and Ida Smith Dearing of Warren County, Kentucky, who preceded her in death. Emily was also preceded in death by William McKendree “Maxie” Newberry, her devoted husband of 47 years, and her sister, Nettie Dearing Hollan.
She is survived by her daughter, Emily Caroline Newberry Atchison (Terry); her grandchildren Jeffrey Antle Jr. and Emily Possidento (Alec); and her five great-grandchildren: Mackenzie, Trevor, and Braden Antle and Olivia and Vincent Possidento, all of Louisville. Emily, who was dearly loved by all, will be greatly missed.
In addition, Mrs. Newberry is also survived by her sister, Bettie Dearing Dunn (Harry), Nashville, Tenn. and two sisters-in-law, Carrie Walker Newberry, Hiseville, and Nancy Williams Newberry, Russellville. Mrs. Newberry is also survived by the following nephews and nieces and their families: Tom Newberry (Evelyn), Atlanta, Ga., Pem Newberry (Debbie), Overland Park, Kan., Harriet Hollan Kimbro (Steven), Wilmington, N.C., Bob Hollan (Sylvia),Tallahassee, Fla., Jane Leslie Newberry (Tom Backer), Seattle, Wash., Dale Dunn (Brenda), Nashville, Tenn., Douglas Dunn (Jennifer), Knoxville, Tenn., Jim Newberry (Cheryl Ann), Lexington, Melinda Dunn, Nashville, Tenn., Steve Newberry (Vickie), Hiseville.
Mrs. Newberry is survived also by great-nephews and great-nieces, including those who are local: Amy Newberry Shipley (Mark), Glasgow, Walker Newberry, Hiseville, Drew and Will Newberry, Lexington, as well as great-great nephews and great-great nieces.
She touched the lives of many young people as a teacher in one room schools and as the one teacher in the business department at the former Hiseville High School in Barren County. She was a member of Hiseville Baptist Church for more than seventy years. For the last seven years she worshipped with her daughter and son-in-law in Louisville at Westport Road Baptist Church. She took great pleasure in her church, home, farm, and school. She loved people.