Gwen Lee Brumley Newberry was born on February 13, 1943 to Fred and Louise Bearden in Salt Lake City, Utah. She passed away March 7, 2020. She is survived by her children: Lorrie Avalos (Larry), Darci Noland (Ric), James Newberry (Dawn) and Noel Simms (Erik Frost); grandchildren: Ken and Justin; Katrina and Ray; Amanda, Cody and Ashley; Kandace and Rylee; Kayla and Markus and 12 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by spouses: Larry Brumley and Richard Newberry and children: Terry Brumley and Larry Brumley.
Gwen was independent, caring, and loved her family unconditionally. She loved sitting on the porch enjoying the evening air and watching the sunset. She loved going on road trips, outings to Wendover, camping and NASCAR on Sundays. She never forgot a birthday and was crazy about drinking a Coke or two.
She will be buried at the Utah Veteran’s Memorial Park (17111 So Camp Williams Road) on Friday 3/13/2020 at 12 Noon. A celebration of life will follow at 4 pm at James and Dawn’s house (message 801-913-2007 for address).
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