Echo Blue Newman

Echo Blue Newman, 1, of Anna, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at her home.

She was born on Nov. 20, 2015, in Carbondale, the daughter of Jared S. and Heather Freeman Newman.

Echo is survived by her mother, Heather Newman of Anna; a brother, Jet Newman of Anna; paternal grandparents Bruce and Kay Newman of Buncombe; maternal grandparents Billy (Kim) Freeman of Tamms; maternal great-grandfather Billy J. Freeman of Waxahachie, Texas; maternal great-grandparents Lloyd (Dorothy) Majors of Sebree, Ky.; many aunts and uncles; cousins; other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father.

She was an energetic spitfire and will be dearly missed by all her family.

Funeral services for Echo Blue Newman are at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with the Rev. Paul Tirey officiating. Interment is in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery in Lick Creek.

Memorials can be made to the family.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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