Janie Prestridge

Janie Prestridge

Janie Newman Prestridge, 64, of Fairfield, left this world to take her place in Heaven on Tuesday, May 31. Visitation was from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Capps Memorial Chapel. A memorial service followed at 2 p.m. with Mr. Mike Prude officiating. Janie was born February 10, 1952, in Fairfield, to parents Dawson and Dorothy Davis Newman. She was a graduate of Neches High School. She was employed at Fairfield Hospital, ETMC-Fairfield and ETMC-Athens for over 30 years. Her greatest joy in life was spending time and playing with her great nephew and great-nieces, Alan, Christal, and Brandy Neal. Although she had no children of her own, she loved kids and they loved her. Two that was very special to her, then and now, Kevin and Brandon Fincher. She is preceded in death by: her grandparents, Will and Ellen Davis; Sterling and Agnes Newman; her father, Dawson Newman; a brother, Alan Petri; a brother-in-law, Gus Steiner; an infant brother; and a niece Brett Steiner.

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