Thelma Jean Newcomb

  • Died: March 1, 2018
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Thelma Jean Newcomb, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on March 1, 2018 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Williams County, Ohio, Thelma was a loving wife, dedicated mother, and loving grandmother. She and her husband owned and operated a local food brokerage business for many years. She was a member of Peace United Church of Christ. She served as past Worthy Matron, and Deputy Grand Matron for District #18 State of Ohio Eastern Star. Thelma enjoyed sewing, dancing, crafting, working outside, and helping others. She was the ultimate idea lady with a wonder sense of humor that could MacGyver anything necessary. Surviving are her children, Cheryle (Robert) Hitchcock, Stephanie (Larry) Hoyle, Camille (Jack) Garrison, Courtland (Katrina) Newcomb all of Fort Wayne; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren with one on the way. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband Marion R. Newcomb and her four siblings. Service is 1:00 pm, Monday, March 5, 2018 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior, Guest Pastor Helen Donnell officiating. Calling at the funeral home Sunday, March 4, 2018, 2:00 pm - 6:00. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse or Titus Foundation.