Calvin Newport, 51


Calvin Newport, 51, of the Straight Fork community, passed away January 14, 2013, at his home.

Born in Oneida, April 27, 1961, he was preceded in death by his father, Jennings Luke Newport; grandparents, Archie and Thelma Stanley; and brother, Johnny Newport.

He loved fishing, hunting, being outdoors, and enjoyed his job at Food Lion. He attended Trinity Baptist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Sexton; mother, Marilyn Sue Newport; special friend, Pam Bradley and her children: Amanda, Brian and Erika, and two grandchildren; brother, Jeff Newport; sisters: Jenny Carson, Janice Owens and husband, Jeff, and Donna Ainsworth and husband, Kenny; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted January 16, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville with Bro. Dilbert Terry and Bro. Mike Chambers officiating. Music was provided by Angie Terry and family. Graveside service was conducted January 17, at Pine Hill Cemetery.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville had charge of arrangements.

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