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“I am so sorry for your loss You and your family are in my prayers as you go through this difficult time ”
1 of 32 | Posted by: Kathy Romero - Lebanon, TN

“Sonya ”
2 of 32 | Posted by: Kathy Romero - Lebanon, TN

“"Dadjim" will always be part of my vocabulary because of you. You will be truely missed but never forgotten. ”
3 of 32 | Posted by: Siera - Maryville, TN - friend

“Sonya, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God will comfort you and give you strength daily. ”
4 of 32 | Posted by: Pat Caldwell - maryville, TN

“I was so sorry to hear about your loss. Your family has been in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you find some comfort and peace from special memories...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: sharon painter - maryville, TN

“Sonya, Jess, Josh and Jordan. I am gonna miss your daddy and I am so sorry this happened so sudden. Im gonna miss our silly texting back and forth...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Ronnie Long - Knoxville, TN

“My relationship to Steve : he and his father and I share the same grandparents. I mis-stated as second cousin in previous condolences. I just can...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Roger D Brown - Kansas City, MO

“I will miss Steve so bad! Even though we didn't get to see each other enough, I knew without a shadow of a doubt, that if I needed him, he would be...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Susan Hensley - Etowah, TN

“2nd shift Housekeepers are very sorry for ur lost and we will be praying for ur family. May God Bless you all. ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: gloria hatcher and 2nd shift Housekeepers @ Blount Memorial Hosp - TN

“To all of the Family , My thoughts and prayers are with you. So, sorry for your lost. Knew Steve since 3rd grade at Forest Hill allways a great...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Donnie Fitzgerald - Maryville, TN

“Sonya & Jordan, I absolutely thought the world of Steve Newman. He always brightened my day when he would bring Jordan in for his appointments at...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Laura Brown - Maryville, TN

“My memories of Steve were that of such a kind and gentle person. I am so sorry and have a heavy heart for his parents, J.C and Wilva, and Steve's...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Roger Brown - Kansas City, MO

“We are so sorry for your loss! May GOD comfort you and guide your footsteps in this time of sorrow and in the future. ”
13 of 32 | Posted by: Earl, Inez & Terry Adams - TN

“My prayers are with all of you. So sorry for your loss. ”
14 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Weeks - Maryville, TN

“We were so sorry to learn of your loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers ”
15 of 32 | Posted by: Wayne and Lynn Newman - Etowah, TN

“Sonya, I am so sorry to hear about your husband. My prayers are with you and your family. God bless you all with strength. ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: Eric Larson

“I VERY MUCH HAD THE PLEASURE OF WORKING WITH AND AROUND STEVE AT UT FOR MANY YEARS. HE WAS ONE OF THE MOST PLESANT PEOPLE TO WORK WITH IN OUR GROUP....Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: WALLY BEETS

“So sorry for the loss of your husband and father. I am emalea nelson's mother, janet. She went to mcs with jordan and attended one of his swim...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Janet and Emalea Nelson - TN

“So sorry for the loss of your husband and father. I am emalea nelson's mother, janet. She went to mcs with jordan and attended one of his swim...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Janet nelson - Maryville, TN

“Sonya and Jordan and the whole family, We were heartsick to hear this news. Steve was a wonderful man and during their time at basketball, John...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Melinda Huskey - Maryville, TN

“Praying for your family... I can not imagine what you all are going through. May God wrap his arms around your family and carry you in these hard...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: Beth Ogle - Maryville, TN

“My heart hurts for all of you. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all,LaVern ”
22 of 32 | Posted by: LaVern Sellers - townsend, TN

“Sonya, Our hearts go out to you and your children. Rachel was in tears telling me Friday night. Please know we are keeping you all in our prayers. ”
23 of 32 | Posted by: Joey, Jill & Rachel Cable - TN

“We know that no words can help ease the pain and loss that you are feeling right now. You are in our every prayer and thought. Please let us know if...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Jim & Anne Raines - Maryville, TN

“Sonya & Family, I have no words to express how my heart hurts for you. Please know I am thinking about you and remembering the good times. Love,...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Shari Keller Akins - Knoxville, TN

“Sonya, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
26 of 32 | Posted by: Cynthia Ward - Walland, TN

“Sonya- We are praying for peace for you and your family during this difficult time. ”
27 of 32 | Posted by: 5-East Outpatient Infusion/Specials @ BMH - TN

“Dearest Sonya and Jordan ( and family) Our deepest and sincere thoughts and prayers are with you. We so enjoyed cheering for the MCS Eagles with...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Jena and Cameron "Cam" Hamby Rachel and Allison - TN

“We are thinking of your family and praying for them all to find peace and comfort in this difficult time. ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: Rick & Candy Boggs - Knoxville, TN

“I do not have the words to express my feelings! Years have past since Steve and I ran the ridge together and had so much fun! Even though I was the...Read More »
30 of 32 | Posted by: Rick Waters - Culleoka, TN

“Lifting the family up in prayer-may God comfort you and give you peace during this difficult time. ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Lauren Boardman - Maryville, TN

“May God give you peace in the days ahead. I pray that God showers His love around all of you. ”
32 of 32 | Posted by: Kathy White - Maryville, TN


James Steven "Steve" Newman, age 52, of Maryville, went home to be with his Lord & Savior on Friday, March 1, 2013. Steve was a member of Piney Level Baptist Church and was retired from the University of Tennessee. He was an avid Bicyclist and was a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son, Brother, and a true friend who will be deeply missed by those he leaves behind. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Annie Welch and James H. and Annie Newman; Mother and Father-in-law, Richard and Mary Ruth Everett; Brother-in-law, Gary Everett. Survivors include the love of his life, his wife of 31 years, Sonya Newman; Son and daughter-in-law, Josh and Angela Newman, Daughter and Son-in-law, Jessica and Ronnie Long, and Son, Jordan Newman; Granddaughter, Alivia Newman; Parents, James and Wilva Newman; Sisters and Brother-in-law, Debbie and Ron Teffeteller, and Mary Newman; Sister-in-law, Carolyn Everett; Brother-in-law, Steven "Bud" Everett; Nieces and Nephews, Lori Teffeteller Scott, Kelly Teffeteller, Melissa Everett, Dustin and Natalie Gross; Many special riding buddies and a host of family and friends also survive. A Celebration of Steve's life will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in the Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. George Macht officiating. Interment will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in Piney Level Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Steve's honor to the Maryville Christian School. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, 983-1000, www.SmithMaryville.com