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James Everett Newmans, Jr.

February 6, 1932 ~ March 4, 2022 (age 90)


James Everett “J.E.” Newmans, Jr., age 90 of Baldwin passed away Friday, March 4, 2022 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness. J.E. was born on February 6, 1932 in Manning to the late Mr. James and Mattie (Harris) Newmans, Sr. Mr. Newmans dedicated many years at the Glen St. Mary Nursery before retiring. In his spare time, J.E. loved playing the guitar and collecting Hess model trucks. He found great joy watching Gator sports on television, as well as laughing at shows like “I Dream of Jeannie”.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Willow Mae Williams, Alene Sweat, Hazel Smith, Lois Watson, and Frederick Darrow “F.D.” Newmans.

He is survived by his siblings: Jaycee (Mary) Newmans of Folkston, Bernice Burchfield and Lvonnie Broxton both of Jacksonville; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

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