Donald Clyde Newman



  • Donald Newman

Long-time Southwestern Bell Telephone Company employee and retiree, Donald Newman passed away in the early morning of February 15, 2021.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at Buchanan Funeral Service. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Highland Hills Baptist Church. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford.

Donald was born June 24, 1924, to Floyd C. Newman and Annie I. (Davis) Newman in Weatherford. Donald married Verda Mae Smith September 7, 1946. They welcomed their daughter Debera Newman in 1948. Donald enjoyed traveling Verda Mae and the grandkids, as well as to the First Special Forces Group reunions in honor of his late brother.

He also was an outdoorsman who truly enjoyed hunting and fishing. Donald was preceded in death by his beloved wife Verda Mae.

Survivors include: daughter, Debera Newman, of the home; sister, Mary Anne Agan, of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Cindy Crowl, of Oklahoma City, and Chad Crowl, of Enid; great grandchildren, Bryce and Chloe Crowl; as well as extended family Kenneth Crowl and Amy Kelley.

The family would like to thank Josie Cruz and the wonderful staff at Integris Baptist Hospital for all their care and kindness.