Della Maxine Newman of Welch died Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at the Grove Nursing Center. She was 84.

Ms. Newman was employed in the family business “Newman’s Cafe” since 1944 and became owner and operator of the business in the 1980s.

Survivors include one brother, Dale Newman; two sisters and their husbands, Betty and Bob McDowell and Wanda and Jack Doan, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Oscar Newman, and her mother, Mary Della (Mills) Newman.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Thomas Funeral Home in Welch with minister Brad Canham officiating. Burial will be in Welch Cemetery.