The Richmond Register

Obituaries

March 8, 2013

Gladys Combs Newland, 90

Formerly of Richmond

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gladys Combs Newland, 90, was received in heaven on Tuesday, March 6, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla., where she had resided for the past 12 years.

Gladys was born and raised in Richmond, Ky. It is there that she started a family with Carl T. Newland Sr., after his return from World War II.

The Newland family relocated to Titusville, Fla. in 1964, where Gladys worked at Florida National Bank and then retired from McDonnell Douglas Corporation after many years.

Gladys devoted countless hours to First Christian Church and was most often found looking after the congregation’s children in the nursery or baking for a reception in the kitchen. She found great joy in being a loyal and loving mother and grandmother. As a result, her care extended well beyond family to anyone who needed a warm meal or hug.

Gladys is preceded in death by her parents, Conley and Ethel Jackson Combs; her husband of 67 years, Carl T. Newland; her beloved son, Titusville Police Chief Carl T. Newland Jr.; and siblings Ed Combs, Norma Jean Williams and Allie Mae Combs.

She is survived by her adored daughter, Nancy N. Olewski of Tallahassee; son-in-law, John Olewski; daughter-in-law, Kathy Newland; grandchildren, John Z. Olewski III, Jenny Newland Osbon (Ron Osbon), Mark N. Olewski (Lola Jackson Olewski), Brian T. Newland; great-grandson, Jackson Turner Olewski; siblings Dorothy Shelton, Ruby Roberts, Thelma Bishop, Chan Combs, Bobby Combs; and a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Turner, as well as many nieces and nephews.

The memorial viewing was from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville, Fla.  

Gladys will be interred during a graveside service at Oaklawn Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Gladys’ name be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Ethel Lakes, 84

    Mrs. Ethel Abrams Lakes, 84, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center.
    Mrs. Lakes was born June 13, 1930, in Rockcastle County to James and Delia Johnson Abrams.
    She was retired from Brown & Williams Tobacco Company in Lexington. She was a faithful listener of the WLJC Gospel Broadcast and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

    April 17, 2014

  • Eudell Hardy, 102

    Eudell Hardy, 102, the widow of William Henry Hardy, passed away Thursday morning, April 17, 2014, at the Berea Health Care Center.
    Mrs. Hardy was born November 12, 1912, in Valley View, Kentucky. She was a homemaker, a retired seamstress and was of the Baptist faith.

    April 17, 2014

  • Vincent Paul Dalton, 59

    Vincent Paul Dalton, 59, of Richmond, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after arrival at Baptist Health Richmond.
    He was born July 14, 1954, in Orange, New Jersey, to Frank and Marjorie McDowell Dalton, both of whom preceded him in death.

    April 17, 2014

  • Frances ‛Granny’ Smith, 78

    Frances “Granny” Smith, 78, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Gary Lee Winburn, 69

    Gary Lee Winburn, 69, of Richmond, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.
    A native of Richmond, Kentucky, he was the son of Marcus and Johnetta Arch Winburn, both of whom preceded him in death. Gary had been an employee of the former Begley Drug Company and was a retired employee of Car Quest Auto Parts Store. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Richmond.

    April 15, 2014

  • 04.15VanWinkle sig pic.jpg Edna Cates VanWinkle, 89,

    Edna Cates VanWinkle, age 89, widow of Hobert VanWinkle, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
    Edna was a homemaker and a member of the Owsley Fork Baptist Church.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • William ‛Robert’ Renfro, 63

    William “Robert” Renfro, 63, of Berea, passed from this life peacefully Sunday, April 13, 2014, in his home surrounded by his family.

    April 14, 2014

  • Lonnie Mayes, 66

    Lonnie Mayes, 66, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.
    Mr. Mayes was born in Madison County on July 29, 1947, to the late Ralph and Evelyn Kelley Mayes. He retired after 23 years as a service station manager and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

    April 14, 2014

  • 04.15 Harris .jpg Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97

    Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Heritage Center.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04.15 Fields.jpeg Birchel Fields, 96

    Birchel Fields, age 96, of Scaffold Cane in Berea, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Berea Health Care Center.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo