Berthaline Bertrand Newman

July 1, 1935 ~ November 17, 2010

Berthaline Bertrand Newman, 75, of Lake Charles died at 1:16 AM on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in a local hospital.

Mrs. Newman was born on July 1, 1935 in Lake Charles where she lived all of her life. She was a private nurse at Resthaven until retiring. Mrs. Newman was a devoted member of Livingway Pentecostal Church.

She never met a stranger and will be missed by all who new her. She will be sorely missed by her dog, Minnie.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Connie Davis and husband Dave, Eva Kinnison and husband Charles, and Kenzie Newman and wife Charlene all of Lake Charles; a brother, Berkman Bertrand of Lake Charles; seven grandchildren, MaryAnn Morris, Rebecca and Wesley Davis, Linzi Koonce, Casey Newman, Charles Kinnison, and Keith Newman all of Lake Charles; and six great grandchildren, Jacob and Matthew Hebert, Morgan and Levi Holland, and Peyton and Taylor Davis all of Lake Charles.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eva and Johnny Bertrand both from Elton; two sons, Carl Wayne and Thomas Wayne Newman; her husband, Kenson Newman; and a sister, Elaine Comeaux.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 19, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Charles Nugent will officiate. Burial will be in Hayes Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 10:00 AM until time of services.

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  1. Kenzie Charlene and family:We are so sorry to read of the loss of your mom. Know that you guys are in our thoughts and prayers.Jimmie Vanessa Murphy

  2. Linzi Ms. Eva, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know how much she meant to you. Please let me know if you need anything. I'll be keeping you your family in my prayers.

  3. May God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow. Heaven is filled with your love one who is now by His side. May you find peace knowing His loving care is with your mom.

  4. To all the Newman Family, I am so sorry for your loss.I know that she died in Christ,and hopeand pray that will give you some peace.My favorite memory of your mom is when we would go to the VFW and she and I would french waltz together.She dancedbetter than most of the guys I would dance with.To Polute,Connie and Buger you are more than just friends to me and I love you very much. Love always Paula

  5. We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. We know that she loved you all and God very much, she is now resting in His great arms of love. May God's love reach out and wrap itself around you all with comfort and strength in the days to come. We love you all and are praying for you!The Barlow Family

  6. Well Mom you made that journey you always talked about. We are glad you are with the Lord, but we that are left are the ones that are lonesome. We miss you so much, I feel like my bones are going to break. We love you, miss you very much. Can't wait to see you again. Dave Connie, Peanut, curtis, Becky, Wesley, Jennifer, and all the Grandkids ans Great Grandkids. LOVE YOU MOM!!

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