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Gloria Jean Newell

March 17, 1951 ~ October 27, 2019 (age 68)


Gloria Jean Newell, 68, of Effingham, SC, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019.  She was born in Fernandina Beach, FL, a daughter of Norma Newsom Rowe and the late Joseph H. Rowe.  She is also predeceased by her husband, Jack Newell.  

Jean was a 1969 graduate of Southside High School.  She worked and retired from Carolinas Hospital System.  She had a great sense of humor and didn’t sugar-coat anything.  Jean was a supporter of the Innocence Project. 

She is survived by her mother; two sons, Bill Collins (Christi Hadley) and Joe Collins; four grandchildren, Boyce, Powell, Laurin and Deborah Collins; two sisters, Brenda Truett (Russell) and Beverly Bishop; a brother, Danny Rowe (Janet); a number of nieces and nephews and her canine companion, Jimmy. 

The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Cain Calcutt Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Innocence Project, 40 Worth St. #701, New York, NY 10013.


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November 2, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cain Calcutt Funeral Home
512 2nd Loop Road
Florence, SC 29505

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