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Betty Newland, 86, of 277W 500N, in Bryant, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at the home of her niece, Norma Nichols.
She was born in Byrant on December 6, 1926, to Oren and Minnie (Huey) Bergman. She married Carl Newland on December 6, 1947; he passed away January 4, 1994.
Betty was a member of New Corydon Church and attended Bryant schools. She was a homemaker and Amish hauler.
Among survivors are one son, Carl Newland Jr. of Decatur; a stepdaughter, Jean Norman of Wapakoneta, Ohio; three brothers, John Bergman of Monroe, Herb Bergman of Corbin, of Kentucky, and Junior Bergman of Jerome, Mich.; two sisters, Irene Wheeler of Decatur and Mary Bergman of Bryant; four granddaughters; five great-grandsons; and ten step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Orville, Bob, and Harley Bergman; and one sister, Norma Bailey.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, also at the funeral home, with Pastor Mo Hodge presiding.
Burial will follow at Gravel Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Bryant Community Center or donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.bairdfreeman.com