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Byrl Jean Newlin (Cox)

December 30, 1931 — April 27, 2015



Byrl Jean Newlin

December 30, 1931 ~ April 27, 2015

Byrl Jean Newlin, 83, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 with her family by her family by her side. Byrl was born December 30, 1931 to Dewey and Gladys Cox in Wray, Colorado. Her family moved to Montrose in 1944 where she graduated from Montrose High School in 1949. She met the love of her life Bernard (Bernie) F. Newlin and was married on November 16, 1949; they celebrated 65 years of marriage this past year.

She is survived by her husband Bernie Newlin of Montrose, Colorado; two sons Larry (Suzanne) Newlin of Montrose, Colorado; Terry (Debra) Newlin of Cortez, Colorado; Grandson Kevin (Kaitlin) Newlin of Johnstown, Colorado; granddaughter Denise Newlin of Parachute, Colorado, great granddaughter Kaida Newlin of Johnston, Colorado two sisters Jerlidean Sexton of Jeolton, Tennessee; Maryland Collins of Montrose, Colorado; Sister-in-law Thelma Newlin of Montrose, Colorado. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; Stanley Webb, Joyce (Ray) Pahl, Rick (Angelic) Fender, Randy (Marlene) Fender, Patty (Tom) Reed, Billy (Pam) Sexton, and Peggy (Phil) Shearon.

She was proceeded in death by parents Dewey and Gladys Cox, daughter Karen Sue, sister Donna Webb of Olathe, Victor Cox and Dallas Cox, cousins who her parents raised and where considered brothers to the four Cox girls.

Byrl worked numerous jobs which included Calloway’s Drive In, Ben Franklin and J.C. Penney where she retired. Family was very important to Byrl and she enjoyed large family gatherings. She liked traveling and participating in various activities with her many friends. She enjoyed dancing, needlework and her pinochle club.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Crippin Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2015 in celebration of Bryl’s life. Interment will follow the service at Cedar Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest Hospice, in memory of Byrl Newlin, P.O.Box 1804; Montrose, CO 81402. Arrangements are under the care of Crippin Funeral Home and Crematory.


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