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Layvonne Newell “Wonda”

Min. Layvonne Newell, 43, of Hazlehurst, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007.

Services were held Saturday, Nov. 10, from Wayside Vision Church of Deliverance, Terry, with interment in Wayside Corporation Cemetery. Westhaven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangments.

Min. Newell was born July 6, 1964, to Deacon Isaac and Pastor Bessie Newell. She graduated from Hazlehurst High School and Hinds Nursing Allied and worked as a registered nurse for many years.

She was an active member of Wayside Church, serving in many capacities including choir directress, youth leader, secretary of Sunday school, announcer, and minister.

Survivors include: son, Christopher Isaac Taylor of Hazlehurst; parents, Deacon Isaac and Pastor Bessie Newell of Hazlehurst; sisters, Valerie (Jerome) Young of Crystal Springs, Banzell (Eric) Smith of Gwinnette, GA; brothers, Patrick (Betty Sue) Newell of Byram and Daniel (Leticia) Newell of Winchester, CA.

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