Ileen M. Newby, 93, of Fanshawe, OK passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 in Poteau, OK. Ileen was born May 17, 1919 in Magazine, AR to Hoyt & Dovie (Holderfield) Rana. She was a homemaker. Ileen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, EuellA. Newby; sister, Patsy Ruth Rana; brothers, J.T. Rana, Max Rana; son, Euell D. Newby; grandson, Allen Gene Newby.
Survivors include her daughter & son in law, Rene & Ray Coley of Monett, MO; son & daughter in law, Gary & Georgetta Newby of Poteau, OK; 5 grandchildren & spouses, Sheila & David Buck of Monett, MO, Kevin & Kara Coley of Monett, MO, Rosalind Newby of Poteau, OK, Stacy & Angela Newby of Ft. Smith, AR, Angela & Shane Reeves of Greenwood, AR; 9 Great Grandchildren; 12 Great Great Grandchildren; sister, Floy Osborn of Phoenix, AZ; brothers Coy Rana of Yokern, CA, Gerald Rana of Red Oak, OK; sisters in law, Nell Watkins of Midwest City, OK, Jerelene Rana of Fanshawe, OK; daughter in law, Vela Newby of Ft. Smith, AR; numerous nieces, nephews; other relatives & loved ones; many beloved friends.
Services will be 10 am, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Free Will Baptist Church in Fanshawe, OK with Rev. Tracy Martin & Rev. Keith Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Fanshawe Cemetery, Fanshawe, OK. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Joshua Boucher, Jantsen Boucher, Shane Reeves, Stacy Newby, Larry Rana & Kevin Coley. Honorary pallbearers will be Stewart Branscum, Tim Adkinson, Jim Bowman David Buck & Dr. Gerald Rana Jr.
The family will be at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 5-7 pm to visit with relatives & friends.