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Jess Byron Newby

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January 12, 1954 – August 19, 2020

Lifelong resident of Valley Springs. Survived by his wife of 41 years, Sharon Newby; children, Bryan (Amy and Hudson) Newby and Brooke (Eusebio and Jayden) Hernandez of Valley Springs. Please contact family for information about a Celebration of Life.


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