October 16, 1953 – February 9, 2012 In Loving Memory.
Alfred T. Newell. Jr., known as Rusty to friends and family, passed away at a local hospital on Thursday, February 9, 2012. He was a native of Mobile.
Rusty was employed over forty years within the Mobile area. This tenured employment included Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, Unocal of Chunchula, and currently Chevron, located in Chunchula.
Rusty was preceded in death by his father, Alfred T. Newell, Sr., his mother, Cassie Dell Hudson Newell and a brother, Melvin Hudson. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joene and a son, Thomas Nestman; two sisters, Irene Mason and Martha Ann Robinson (Mike); two brothers, Ralph Rogers Hudson (Ann) and James Newell; many loving nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews living within the Mobile area, Maryland, Missouri and Switzerland.
Rusty was loved deeply and was admired and respected by family and friends. His love, compassion, wit, and integrity will be missed more than words can express.
A memorial service will be conducted by Rev. Dennis Brown, Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at St. Michaels Episcopal Church, 300 Grant St., Chickasaw, Al. 36611.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be donated to the American Cancer Association (251) 344-9856 or online, www.cancer.org.
Cremation arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory.