Obituary for Mrs. Adele H. New


Mrs. Adele H. New, age 97 of Lineville, born to the late Adolphus and Danver Hanson on April 10, 1921, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Lineville Health & Rehab. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville.

Graveside services for Mrs. New will be held in the Wedowee City Cemetery on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Dr. Chris Duncan of Opelika officiating.

She worked for many years as a nursing assistant at Wedowee Hospital and as a private caregiver in her later years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy New, one son, Max New, and three brothers.

She is survived by her three sons: Dr. Gerald New (Lynda) of Decatur, Bill L. New (Lura) of Opelika, and Ricky New (Becky) of Lineville; one brother, Gene Hanson (Mary) of Dothan; 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Lineville Nursing Home & Rehab of Lineville, Alabama. Lineville Nursing Home will always hold a special place in the family’s heart for all of the love and care they gave Mrs. New over the years.