July 25, 1964 - January 1, 2022
Anthony Fitzgerald “Straw” Newborn, 57, of Peoria, departed this life on Saturday, January 1, 2022 at his residence. Anthony was born on July 25, 1964, to Henry and Hazel (Turner) Newborn. Anthony attended Woodruff high school. He was an imperfect person as we all are but he loved each one of his family members unconditionally. Anthony enjoyed joking, laughing and spending time with family. He was always the life of the party and lived each day as if it was his last. He leaves to cherish his memory, his father, Henry Newborn, his bonus mother Cassadia Shelby; four daughters Shalon Newborn, Ayra Newborn, Charee Newborn, all of Peoria, Chareese Newborn of Dallas, TX; six sons, Dameon Newborn of Hanover, IL, Spencer Furlow, Sherrick Newborn, Devonta Newborn, Christopher Newborn and Seyvion Burns, all of Peoria; eleven sisters Charlotte Newborn of Chicago, IL, Minister Edna (Vernon) Johnson, Brawnwin Foster, Shermell (Johnny) Davis, Robin (Delvin) Owens, Yolanda Shelby, Raynell Sanchez, Judith Starks and Evelyn (Roosevelt) Bowers all of Peoria, Biddy Newborn and Sherllon Newborn both of Riley, NC; two brothers, Ernest (Yvonne) Starks of Peoria and Kenneth Barbee of Detroit, MI, eight-teen grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him dearly. He was preceded in death by his Mother Hazel Newborn, two brothers, Bryan Page and Thomas Shelby; three sisters, DaVene Jackson, Ernestine Jackson, and Shiela Page. A visitation service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Service from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.
Anthony Fitzgerald “Straw” Newborn, 57, of Peoria, departed this life on Saturday, January 1, 2022 at his residence. Anthony was born on July 25, 1964, to Henry and Hazel (Turner) Newborn. Anthony attended Woodruff high school.... View Obituary & Service Information
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