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Lorene Boyd Newcomb, 93, of Benton passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. She was born Oct. 27, 1919 in Benton. Lorene was a housewife and had been a member of the First Baptist Church in Benton since 1946.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John P. Boyd and Ruth Ann Moore Boyd; her husband, J. C. Newcomb; her brothers, John David and James Boyd; and her sisters, Emma Ruth Bryant and Evelyn Blakley.
Lorene was an avid china painter.
She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Newcomb Bartlett; a son, Jimmy Newcomb and wife Trudy; grandchildren, Holy Magness, John Greene, and Chrissa Newcomb; and great-grandchildren, Jake Magness and Baylee and Hunter Boyles.
Graveside service by Ashby Funeral Home will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at New Rosemont Cemetery. Minister Morris Boyd will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Saline Memorial Hospice House, 23157 Interstate 30, Bryant, AR 72022.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.