Haylee Renee Newman of LeFlore, Oklahoma was born February 13, 2002 in Talihina, Oklahoma to Shane and Brandy Melaina Newman and passed away on April 29, 2023 in the Reichert Community in Heavener, Oklahoma at the age of 21.
She is survived by:
Shane and Brandy Newman of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Cooper and Cason Newman of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Her maternal grandparents:
Pam Zuniga and husband Tony of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Cindy Luman of Wister, Oklahoma
Her maternal great-grandmother:
Shelba Ward of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Her paternal grandparents:
Edith and Eric Newman of Salonia, Oklahoma
Her maternal uncles and cousins:
Brian and Brandy Luman of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Megan and Jasper Pruitt; Emma and Hunter Durant; and Rylan Luman
Cody and Sadie Luman of Calera, Oklahoma
Cade, Cord, Cale, and Cleo Luman
Her maternal aunt:
Courtney “Quart-Knee” Luman of Grove, Missouri
Her maternal great-uncles and cousins:
Sam and Stacy Ward and family of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Donnie, Mary, and Lucky Ward of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Jason, Amy, Lindsey “Petey” and Alpy Waits of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Her maternal great-great-aunts:
Sonia “Nanny” Duncan of LeFlore, Oklahoma
Melba “Nanny” and Alan Wylie of Summerfield, Oklahoma
Her paternal aunt, uncle, and cousins:
Judy and Emmit Hampton of Poteau, Oklahoma
Christopher and Robin
Eric Newman of Salonia, Oklahoma
Numerous cousins, other loved ones, and host of many friends
Haylee is preceded in death by her great-great-uncle, Wilmer Duncan; her maternal great-grandfathers, Robert Ward, Jr. and Haskell “PaPa” Luman; her paternal great-grandparents, Robert and Mary Newman; her great-grandfather, Pete Edwards.
Haylee was a 2020 graduate of LeFlore High School and a member of LeFlore Baptist Church. She graduated with her Associates of Applied Sciences in Nursing from Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. Haylee was employed at Baptist Hospital in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She loved spending time with her brothers, fishing, vacationing, sports, foodie, and being with her friends and family. Haylee was a beautiful person inside and out. Her stunning smile and bright personality would light up the whole room. She cared so deeply for her family and friends. Haylee will be forever missed.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at LeFlore High School Gymnasium with Reverend Johnny Montgomery and Mrs. Heather Spiegel, MS, RN Nursing Instructor officiating. Burial will follow in LeFlore Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers will be: Megan Pruitt, Emma Durant, Lindsey Waits, Alyssa Waits, Kaylen Hudlow, Kenzie Pope, Shadie Crase, Abree Singleterry, Lakota Ingle, Katrina Hudlow, and Lindsey Hudlow.
Honorary pallbearers will be: All former teammates
Viewing will begin at 9:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and 9:00 a.m. until Noon, Wednesday.
The family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.
To sign Haylee’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.