Merle  Newbern
Merle Newbern, 91, Branford, FL passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The Gulf Hammock, FL native lived most of her life in Branford and was a member of Hatchbend Apostolic Church for eighty-five years. She loved sewing, ceramics, cooking and playing the guitar. Mrs. Newbern is survived by her two daughters: Lana Newbern Herndon,Hatchbend, FL, Mary Susan Newbern Cole, Hatchbend, FL; sons: Edward Daniel Newbern, Jr., Hatchbend, FL, Larry Carl Newbern,Sr., Hatchbend, FL; sister: Shirley Tummond Keller, Ocala, FL; brother: Billy Tummond, Eagle Lake, FL; nine grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Edward Daniel Newbern, Sr.; son: Ronny Joe Newbern; sisters: Frances Rickerson, Betty Jean Boyd, Bobbie Bias; brothers: Cecil J. Tummond, C.D. Tummond, Ralph Tummond and Leon Tummond. Services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, November 3rd at Hatchbend Apostolic Church with Rev. Steve Boyd and Mr. Jerry Herndon officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
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Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak & Branford, FL in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 6, 2019


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