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Martha Green Newman

February 22, 1942 — January 27, 2017

Martha Green Newman, 75, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 in a Chattanooga hospital.  Martha was born in Dayton, TN and was a life-long resident of the area.  She was a graduate of Bradley Central High School Class of 1960 and a 1964 graduate of The University of Chattanooga. She was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.


She was preceded in death by her parents Delmar Samuel Green and Altheia Williams Green.


She is survived by her husband, David Cooper Newman; children, Michael Cooper Newman (Gena) and David Brian Newman and wife, Lisa; grandchildren, Caitlyn Elizabeth Lynn, Andrew Cooper Newman and Taylor Stewart Newman; great-grandson, Cooper I. Newman; brother, Walter E. Green and wife, Connie; sister-in-law, Sarah N. Shouse and husband, Bill of Preston Island, AL and brother-in-law, Thomas P. Newman and wife, Sally.  Several nieces, nephews and very special friend Sandra Bishop Rogers of Dayton, also survive.


A gathering of friends will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.


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