Cleora (Lawson) Newell, 95, a lifelong resident of Orma WV, has died.

She was born on Spruce in the edge of the Bear Fork Wildreness, off of Frozen Run, December 30, 1925, the daughter of the late John W. and Zanna (Tucker) Lawson. Her grandfather, Sam Lawson, was an early comer to Bear Fork, and wrote about his life.

Her husband of 59 years, Jerald Newell, Jr., of the prolific Newell family, preceded her in death.


Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Arnoldsburg WV with Rev. Lester Tanner officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Internment in Orma UMC Cemetery.

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