OTTUMWA — Anna Newell 79, of Ottumwa, died May 8, 2014, at Hospice House Ottumwa.
She was born April 8, 1935, to John and Violet Hooten Monroe. She married Careoll Newell in 1952 in Oskaloosa, and they later divorced.
Anna had worked for Roll Screen, Everco and Big Smith Manufacturing as well as being a member of the American Aux. in Eddyville. She also loved to cook and share.
Surviving her are daughters, Amy Newell (Versman), Arlene Newell and husband (Jay Hutchings); a son, Alan (Brenda ) Newell; two grandchildren; Austin and Elana; several nieces and nephews.
Anna is preceded in death by her parents; son in-law, David; sister Francis Anton; infant sister; brothers, James D. Monroe and Arthur Monroe; and several sisters-in-law as well as brothers-in-law.
As were her wishes, her body has been cremated and no visitation or services will be held.
Memorials may be made to Hospice House.
Shrine of Memories Funeral Home are in charges of arrangements.