Newell was a lifelong resident of Rhea Co., and was retired from Goodman Mfg., and attended The Worship Center.
He was preceded by his parents Newell and Mary Smith Combs. Survivors are his wife Linda Combs Dayton, Tn. three daughters Charla (Greg) Filter Signal Mtn., Tn. Rhonda (Keith) Terrell, Kimberly Couch, both of Dayton, Tn. two sisters Nancy Moore Hazard, Ky. Marcella Bell Austin, Ind. 2 brothers Glen and Darrell Gibson, both of Austin, Ind. 5 grandchildren Shannon Reid, Shaun Couch, Brandy Wampler, Logan Couch, Braum Watson, 4 great grandchildren several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Saturday October 29, from 12 to 2pm at the Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be at 2pm Saturday the 29th of October 2016.
Arrangements are made by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home of Dayton Tennessee.