Alice Marie Newman 72 of Harrison passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Ascension Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Alice was born December 12, 1946 in Traverse City, Michigan the daughter of Roy and Nancy (Bullock) Britton. Alice attended Belleville High School in Belleville, Michigan. On September 28, 1963 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Alice was united in marriage to Mr. Walter Newman Sr. Mr. Newman preceded Alice in death on February 10, 2018 after fifty-six years of marriage.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Alice Marie Newman (Britton), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Mrs. Newman had resided in Harrison since 1983, moving from Ypsilanti. She loved cooking and baking and was known for her apple pies and pudding cakes. Alice enjoyed playing card games with her grandchildren. Alice was a great gardener and canner, and was always creating knitted and crocheted keepsakes for her family.
Surviving Mrs. Newman are her three children; Nancy Murray and husband Dennis, Arkie Newman and Russell Harris Jr. and Walter Newman Jr. and wife Helen, nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one sister, four brothers and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Newman also was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother.
Funeral services honoring Mrs. Newman will be held Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with Pastor David Spriggs officiating. Visitation will take place on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 2:00 -8:00 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Mrs. Newman may be considered to: The Newman Family. To share an online memory or condolence with Alice’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Newman are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.