Johnie Elizabeth (Wright) Newhouse, 89, of Bruceton went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday, October 20 at Harmony Hill Assisted Living. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 28 at 1:00 PM at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Bruceton with Robert Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in Massey-Liles Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the Cherrywood Room of Chase Funeral Home on Thursday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM and on Friday at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church from 12:00 Noon until time of service.
Mrs. Newhouse was born November 5, 1932, to the late J.C. (Dib) Wright and Mary Malinda (Grissom) Wright. She was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, in Bruceton. Johnie had spent 34 years living in Griffith, Indiana working for over twenty-five of those years at Smith Victor Corporation, Griffith, Indiana. After moving back to Tennessee in 1986, she worked at Q-Mart in Bruceton for many years. She loved gardening and canning and being out in her yard. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years; Ralph L. Newhouse, and by one granddaughter; Bethany Lynn Newhouse.
She is survived by her son; Tony Newhouse (Karen) of Thermopolis, Wyoming and her granddaughter; Kristin (David) Reese of Lakeport, California. She also leaves four great-grandchildren; Asher, Silas, Jude, and Ellis Reese and numerous nieces and nephews.