Doris D. Newbury – Crete, Illinois

Doris D. Newbury, age 89, of Crete, IL, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021 in Crete.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton with Rev. Harol Whitlock officiating. Burial will follow in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

We ask everyone attending the services to be considerate of others and to practice social distancing. We are limited to 50 people in our funeral home at a time, masks are required. If you are sick, please stay at home.

Doris was born on August 10, 1931 in Benton, Illinois; the daughter of Emil Vandom and Edith (Lampley) Vandom. She married Lowell Newbury and he preceded her in death in 2014.

Mrs. Newbury was a member of the First Apostolic Church of Steger, Illinois.
She enjoyed gardening, being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved her church, church family and everything about her church.

Surviving is her two sons: Raymond Newbury and Robert Newbury both of Crete, Illinois; two granddaughters: Megan Therese Newbury of Jacksonville, Florida, Nicole Lee Newbury of Cedar Lake, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister Mary Lee Rusher; and a brother Emil “Bud” Vandom.
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