Wallace Junior Newham, 76

December 6, 1942 - March 7, 2019

Wallace Junior Newham, 76, of Nicholls, GA passed away March 7, 2019 in Savannah, GA due to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident.  He was born December 6, 1942, in Tifton, GA to the late Willie Newham and Ella Mae Newham Nelson. He is Proceeded in death by his wife Geraldine Newham, sister Joyce Marie Batten, and 2 brothers Bill Newham, and Donnie Nelson.

He is survived by his children: Alicia Marie Herring and Wallace “Gator” Dewayne Newham (Tracie); seven grandchildren: Christopher Lee Herring (Harley), Brittany Nichole Carter (Brandon), Jeffery Steven Herring, Olivia Newham, Jay Timoneri, and Alanie Hall; two sisters, Wanda Hodges, and Joanne Gillespie; one brother, Bug Nelson; and six step-grandchildren, Jessica Adams, Mitchell Adams, Zachary, Emma, Morgan, and Delilah; one great-grandchild: Kaden James Carter; and two special friends, Bro. Russell McQuaig and Danny Calhoun.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Saving Grace Ministries Church at 2 p.m., with Bro. Cliff Kirkland and Bro. Russell McQuaiq officiating. Interment followed at the Douglas City Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, Georgia.

The Douglas Enterprise

P.O. Box 750
Douglas, Georgia 31534

Phone: (912) 384-2323
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