Mary "Penny" Rippy Newman of Brooklyn, Ind., passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 15, 013 at 12:50 a.m. Mrs. Newman was born May 27, 1944, in Louisville, Ky., to the late Williiam Robert Green and Lorraine Johns Green Scott. A devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Mrs. Newman was a proud homemaker. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards, crocheting, and was known to buy an occasional lottery ticket. She will be missed by her loving family and many friends.
She was 69,
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her first husband, Williard Eugene Rippy, Sr.; son, Willard Eugene Rippy, Jr. and daughter, Rosalie Annette Rippy.
Survivors include: her loving husband of 46 years, James A. Newmman;
Son, Jamie A. Newman of Brooklyn, Ind.;
Daughters, Kandy Star Rippy Mullins of Brooklyn, Ind. and Leisa Newman Peals of Georgia;
Ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at Myers Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Moore officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, prior to the service. Interment will follow the funeral service at Brown Hill Cemetery. Friends and family gathered on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 4-8 p.m., in the Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, Mooresville. Visit www.carlislebranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.