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Virginia Belle (Knoy) Newby, 93, of Gravity, Iowa, formerly of the Mooresville area, died October 2, 2012. Mrs. Newby was born November 22, 1918, in Eminence, Indiana, the daughter of Everett Knoy and Malanta (Murphy) Knoy. She grew up in Eminence, graduating from Eminence High School with the Class of 1937. She met Murray Fred Newby, a young man who lived down the street, and the couple were united in marriage on October 3, 1943. They were blessed with two sons, Donald and Steve and a daughter who died at infancy.
Virginia and Murray farmed while living in the Indianapolis area for many years. Virginia retired in the fall of 1989. Their son Steve purchased a farm in the Gravity, Iowa area and the couple decided to move to the Gravity area to be near their family. Virginia enjoyed flowers, baking cakes and always looked forward to attending the Indiana State Fair. She loved getting together with her girlfriends and going out to eat. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were always her pride and joy! Virginia also enjoyed playing the piano.
Preceding Virginia in death are her parents, Everett and Malanta Knoy; step-father, Clarence Barnett; her loving son, Donald Newby in 1966; a daughter at infancy; and three brothers, Chester, Lloyd and Thomas Knoy; step-brother, Barney Barnett.
Left to cherish the memories of a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend is her loving son Steve Newby and wife Linda of Gravity, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Mary Alice Knoy of Mesa, Arizona; three grandchildren, Mickey Newby and wife Tammy of Carthage, Indiana; Cindy Newby of Gravity, Iowa; and Sharon Ennis and husband James of Martinsville, Indiana; five great-grandchildren Jordan, Bryan, Ethan, Benjamin and Brody; along with many other relatives and friends.
Virginia will be missed by her entire family. The memories they shared throughout the years will remain in their hearts forever.
The graveside service will begin at 11 a.m., Monday, October 8, 2012, in West Newton Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Carlisle - Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Visit www.carlislebranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)
West Newton Cemetery
West Newton Cemetery
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