September 17, 1934 - February 20, 2022
Newmans – Frederick Darrow Newmans, age 87, of Glen St. Mary, Florida passed away February 20, 2022, at Community Hospice Center for Caring at St. Vincent’s Riverside. He was born September 17, 1934, in Manning, Florida to the late James E. Newmans and Mattie Harris Newmans. Darrow was a resident of Baker County his entire life and was a member of Sanderson Congregational Holiness Church. Darrow honorably served his country in both the United States Navy and the United States Army. After his service he began a career with the Florida Department of Transportation and retired after 38 years of faithful service. Darrow was a carpenter at heart and loved building churches. That was his passion and ministry. He also enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. When not working he loved being outside and playing golf with his friends. Darrow was preceded in death by his parents; the love of his life and wife of 67 years, Margarett Lavonia Newmans; son, James Darrow Newmans; sisters, Willa Mae Williams, Lois Griffith, Hazel Smith, and Aleene Sweat. Darrow is survived by his children, Crystal (Rick) Span of Glen St. Mary, FL, Donna (DeWitt) Sistrunk of Vidalia, GA, and Karen (Hal) Cox of Jacksonville, FL; sisters, LVonnie Broxton of Jacksonville, FL, and Bernice Newmans of Jacksonville, FL; brothers, J.E. Newmans of Baldwin, FL and Jaycee Newmans of Folkston, GA; 9 grandchildren, Jay, Nathan, Mitchell, Mandy, Dusty, Katie, Dillon, Ashlynn, and Alaina; and 13 great grandchildren. A Celebration of Darrow’s life will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Sanderson Congregational Holiness Church with Reverend Oral Lyons, Pastor Justin Griffis, and Pastor Tommy Richardson officiating. Interment will follow at South Prong Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 24, 2022, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. TODD FERREIRA FUNERAL SERVICES, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the family’s guest book.
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