Joy Newborn

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

JOY LaVERNE NEWBORN, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, was born July 18, 1931 in Oakland, California, a daughter of Raymond and Rachel (Crisp) Williams. She departed this life Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Berryville, at the age of 82 years.

Joy loved music and was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Carol Newborn and Priscilla Newborn both of Berryville, AR.

On September 28, 1952, Joy was united in marriage with Roy Freeman Newborn who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents, Raymond and Rachel Williams and two brothers, Merle Williams and Phillip Williams.

There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Jack Betts officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the family to help with expenses, c/o Carol Newborn, 203 Clark Road, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at