Born Aug. 20, 1973, at Hayti, he was the son of Henry T. Newman and the late Maxine Lyles. He was a member of the U.S. Army National Guard.
Survivors include his father, Henry Newman and wife, Nita; grandmother, Quillar Mae Robinson of Hayti; one daughter, Briana Morgan of Overland Park, Kan.; one son, Armon Adams, of St. Louis; one step-daughter, Tiffany Morgan; one step-grandson, Giovannie, of Overland Park; three sisters, Gwendolyn Johnson and husband, Ronald, of Kennett, Stephanie Donald and husband, NC, of Elgin, Ill., and Yvette Robinson, of Aurora, Ill.; three step-sisters, Anickia Hubbard and husband, Melvin, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, Renee and husband, Lionel; Jackie and husband, Walter, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Judy of St. Louis; two step-brothers, Dwight and wife, Michelle, of Fort Worth, Tex. and Anthony and wife Lisa, of Cape Girardeau.
The funeral was at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ at Hayti, with Superintendent Courtney Sanders and Pastor Rev. Darion Thomas officiating.
Burial was in the Homestown Cemetery at Homestown, Mo.