Esther New

Published 4:34 pm Monday, August 16, 2010

Esther Kate New, age 65, a resident of Columbiana, passed away on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 at her home. Chapel service were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 at Bolton Funeral Home, Columbiana. Burial followed at Hubbard Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

‘Katie,’ the baby girl of 11 children, is rejoicing in Heaven with many of her loved ones gone ahead of her. Katie, though she had to endure a long illness, met these obstacles with her usual spunk and tenacity. The care and compassion given to Katie and her family by Davita at Home Dialysis, Odyssey Hospice, Hanover Rehabilitation, UAB Hospital, UAB ICU, UAB Bone Marrow Transplant ICU, Dr. Bradley, Dr. Derhoe, Dr. Johnson, Dr. Mrug, Dr. ‘K’, Dr. Harmon, Pamela Myers RN, Lisa Ferris CRNP, Leigh Ann Thomas RN, and Walter the tech on the kidney transplant unit will never be forgotten.

Mrs. New is survived by her husband, Dale New; daughters, DeLona Glenn (Craig), Tammy New Blackerby; brother, Duke Percy Alexander (Denise); grandchildren, Tiffany Glenn Miller (Brian), Jonathon Glenn, Austin Glenn, Rayne Glenn, Rachel Blackerby, Daniel Blackerby; great grandchildren, Zane Miller, Hunter Miller, Noah Miller and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Please sign online condolences at