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James N. Newby
(11-12-1951 - 09-12-2018)

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James N. Newby, 66, of Elgin passed away suddenly Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in his home. He was born November 12, 1951 in Detroit, MI the son of James F. and Marjorie Wearing Newby. He had been a resident of the Elgin area for most of his life. He was a member of Barrington Lodge #522 Ancient Free & Accepted Masons, Loyal L. Munn Chapter #96 Royal Arch Masons, Cryptic Council #46 Cryptic Masons and Bethel Commandery #36 Knights Templar. Surviving are his wife, Cathleen Wilkening Newby whom he married August 23, 1975, James B. (Cortney J.) Newby and Joshua A. (Joanna L.) Newby, 4 grandchildren, Nora, James, Nelson and Noele and a sister, Kathleen (Charles) Zehner.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Sherri L. Martin. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, September 22, at 11:00 AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Elgin. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, McMinnville, TN. Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 21 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin with Masonic Services to be held at 7:15 PM. Memorials may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church. For information call 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.  

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