JOAN MCKENZIE JODY” NEWMAN of Fishers, 83, mother to Rev. Paul Newman-Jacobs, Staff Chaplain serving Community Howard Regional Health and mother-in-law to Rev. Christine Newman-Jacobs, Conference Superintendent serving the Northwest District, died Wednesday, December 13, 2017. 

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 23, Conner Suite of the Flanner Buchanan-Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, 9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis. The Rev. Jared Kendall will officiate the service.

Joan is survived by her husband of 63 years, John Newman; children, Paul (Christine) Newman-Jacobs, Rick (Linda) Newman, Robert (Terry) Newman, Joyce Johnson, and Thomas (Stacey) Newman; and ten grandchildren.

Condolences may be shared with Reverends Paul and Christine Newman-Jacobs, 3500 South LaFountain Street, Kokomo, IN 46902.