Mr. Tommy Newman

Published 7:52 pm Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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It is with great sadness that the friends and family of Tommy Newman, 53, announce his passing. He left his family on Feb. 15, 2020, to be with the Lord.

Tommy was born to the late Marion and Frances Newman of Atlanta, Georgia, on May 28, 1966. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Linda Diane; and his first wife, Page Newman.

Tommy was a proud Christian, and he attended the Church of the Highlands – Auburn East. Tommy was a hardworking man and worked many years at Auburn University. Tommy enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and motorcycles. He also enjoyed working on and around their home in Five Points. 

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Tommy leaves behind his wife and best friend, Shay Newman; his brother, Michael Newman; his nephew, Brian; his niece, Michaela; his Uncle Jimmy and Aunt Lorraine Carlisle, and their children, Mary and Adam.

Tommy is also survived by his mother-in-law, Jackie (David) Johnson; father-in-law, Thomas Fulton; his brothers-in-law, Adam (Melissa) Fulton, Brian (Stephanie) Fulton, and their children.

Tommy also leaves behind so many friends and family, such as Mott and Pat Campbell, & Ray and Pam Buttersnitz.

Funeral services will be held at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley, Alabama on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. EST. Tommy’s family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 p.m.. EST until 8 p.m. EST. Interment will be private.

Please visit his memorial tribute page at to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of Tommy, or to light a remembrance candle in his memory.

If you wish to send a floral tribute to Tommy, the family kindly requests that green potted plants chosen.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.