age 57, of Desloge, Missouri, formerly of Festus, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 26, 2011 at Barnes-Jewish Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born July 18, 1954 in Pocahontas, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Eunice Margaret (nee Spray) and Albert William Newberry.
She is survived by a daughter April Newberry of St. Louis, sons Eric Newberry and wife Michelle of Hematite, Missouri, TJ Esparza and wife Yi of St. Louis, John Esparza of St. Louis and Matthew Esparza of Desloge, Missouri, brothers Lonnie Newberry of Desloge and David Newberry of Fredericktown, Missouri, grandchildren Michael Esparza, Ryan Esparza and Jacob Newberry.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Diana "Sue" Townsend.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Esther, Missouri.
A memorial gathering will begin 4:00 P.M. Thursday, December 29, 2011 with memorial services at 7:00 P.M., at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, officiated by Rev. John Polk.