Ronald Gene Newell

April 8, 1946 ~ June 5, 2018 (age 72)

Ronald Newell, age 72, passed away on June 5th, 2018. He was born in Mobile, Alabama. Ronnie is predeceased by his parents, Harry and Myrtle Newell. Survivors include his wife, Rena Newell; children, Tonya Terrebone(Blake), Ronald "Chip" H. Newell, John D. Kennedy(Jan), and Stacey Franklin(Michael); brothers, Harry, Robert, and William; sisters Theresa Jernigan, Margaret Newell, Beverly Adamson, Barbara Yokley, and Susan Logan; and seven grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

A time of visitation will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 5-7:00pm at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00pm at Barrancas National Cemetery with Reverend Joel Carden Officiating. 

 In lieu of flowers the family would like for donations to be made to American Parkinson Disease Association


Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at


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