Jeri Elaine Newman, 69, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, July 11, 2019 at the West Tennessee Health Care Dyersburg Hospital. Born September 22, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Lester Thomas Gruggett and Ollie Vesti Ammons Gruggett. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Brother David Brooks with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. She is survived by her four daughters Patty Newman Rogers (Josh) of Dyersburg, Sara Newman Hardee (Jeremy) of Ripley, Cindy Newman Calhoun (Andy) of Lakeland, Paula Newman Cremeans (Matthew) of North Carolina, and ten grandchildren Garrett, Gunnar and Samuel Grant Rogers, Hadley and Rylee Hardee, Emma Calhoun, Makinley and Sydney McCutchen, Luke and Quinn Cremeans, and one sister Janet Watson of Marion, Arkansas and one brother George Grugett of Thompson’s Station, Tennessee. Dallas Watson, Houston Watson, Sylvester Simpson, Jeremy Rogers, Gene Whitney and James Bunn will serve as pallbearers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by Danny Newman. The family would also like to acknowledge the staff of West Tennessee Health Care Dyersburg Hospital for their quality care. Special thanks to Chandler, Blair, Alex, and Lisa of the Intensive Care Unit for making her smile. We are privileged and honored to serve the Newman family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at www.curryfuneral.com.