Rev. William Morgan Newport, Sr., age 90, a resident of Harriman, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 9, 2016 at his residence. He was born December 22, 1925 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was a member of the Kingston Church of God, Mountain Assembly. He was a retired U.S. Army Veteran with over 20 years of service. He served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War; and fought in 9 Battles. He was also a retired mechanic for Jerry Duncan Ford in Harriman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delus Newport and Ida Bell Shoeburg Newport; wife, Betty Newport; son, John Newport; and several brothers and sisters.
Sons: Charles Tidwell & wife, Barbara of Harriman, TN
William Newport, Jr. of Harriman, TN
Daughters: Betty Miers & husband, Kenneth of Blue Ridge, TX
Geneva Miller & husband, Richard of Kingston, TN
Ida Treadway & husband, Eddie of Rockwood, TN
He was also a Papaw to 22 Grandchildren and a host of Great Grandchildren
Sister: Ruby Cunningham of Sparta, TN
And several Special Nieces and many friends.
He was loved and will be sadly missed by many.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from the Kingston Church of God, Mountain Assembly; 2007 Kingston Highway, Kingston, Tennessee. Graveside services and interment will follow in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood, Tennessee with full military honors.