Carol Newman


February 23, 2017 - 12:00 AM

Carol Ann Newman, 61, Moran, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Olathe Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 5, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., to Glenn and Florence (Runkle) Nichols. She lived in Kansas City until she was a teenager and was active in 4-H growing up. As a child, she showed cattle at the American Royal. She later moved with her family to Prescott, and attended school in Mound City. She married Dennis Newman on Jan. 24, 1973 in Moran. They lived in Rich Hill, Mo., for a time before settling back on the farm in Allen County. Carol later attended Neosho County Community College and received a degree in Computer Aided Drafting. She worked as a supervisor at Hi Lo Industries.
Carol enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, hunting and fishing with her husband, and attending Royals and Chiefs games.
She is survived by her husband, Dennis, of the home; daughter Sue Tinkey and husband Mark, Grove, Okla.; son Brent Newman and wife Sheila, Moran; seven grandchildren; sisters Patty Norbury, Carthage, Mo., and Linda Taylor and husband Randy, Bixby, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Carol will lie in state beginning at noon Sunday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service in Moran. The family will greet friends that evening from 5 to 7. Her funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Moran United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Moran Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carol’s family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to Dr. Andrew Buck and Renee McDonald, RN, OCN, for their diligent care over Carol during her final days. Condolences can be left for her family at

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