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Teresa Ruth Hocker Newman

July 1, 1921 ~ March 26, 2017 (age 95)

Teresa Ruth Hocker Newman, of 1200 East Grant Street, Macomb, passed away at 2:20 a.m. Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Wesly Village Healthcare Center in Macomb.

She was born on July 1, 1921 in Colchester to Dewey Victor and Helen Kane Hocker. She married Ronald Walty. She later married Jesse Switzer and then married Tom Newman. They are all deceased.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and three sons, Larry Walty, Michael Walty and Richard Walty.

She is survived by one son, Albert (Sue) Walty of East Peoria; two daughters, Nancy (Bill) Warner of Neosho, Missouri and Debbie (Jay) Jamison of Atascadero, California; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She lived in Pekin before moving to California for 58 years and then moved back to Macomb in 2013.

Teresa worked as an aide for Home of Guiding Hands, an agency that cared for severely handicapped children.

Private graveside services will be held at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester. There will be no visitation.

Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.

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