Barbara Ann Foley Newell

     September 12, 1946 - April 15, 2016

Mrs. Barbara Ann Foley Newell, of Somerset, was born September 12, 1946, in Pulaski County, the daughter of the late William Henry Foley and Viola Foley.  She departed this life on April 15, 2016, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, in Lexington, having attained the age of 69 years.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Evans, of Dayton, Ohio; and her grandson, Cory Stigall, of Somerset.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 24 years, Mr. Bobby E. Newell, Sr.; three sons, Rodney Stigall, of Akron, Ohio, Jeffrey Hale, of Somerset, and Anthony Hale, of Somerset; two daughters, Lisa Stigall Holts, of Bowling Green, and Katrina (and Kenneth) Coffey, of Somerset; one step-son, Bobby Newell, Jr., of San Diego, California; three step-daughters, Rhonda Goodwin, of Somerset, Denise Newell, of San Diego, California and Pamela Murrell, of Tennessee; three sisters, Thelma Wooten, Edith Lyle and Billye Gaines, all of Dayton, Ohio; five grandchildren, Dustin Stigall, of Ohio, Patience Holts, of Bowling Green, Reaghan Holts, of Louisville, Jessica Hunter, of Somerset and Jordan Hunter, of Somerset; Barbara also has nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation for Barbara will be Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., at Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 

Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Seibert Taylor officiating. 

A dinner for family and friends will be held in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church facility after the funeral service.  A graveside service will be Friday, at the Mill Springs national Cemetery, in Nancy, at 2:30 p.m.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at LCRH and UKMC for going way beyond the call of duty.  Also a big “thank you” to friends and churches and FB for your prayers.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Southern Oaks Funeral Home.