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James P. "Jim" McNew


James P. "Jim" McNew age 74 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, November 22, 2019 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.  He is survived by his wife Freda Mae Hensley McNew.  He was born March 21, 1945 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Kermit and Ella Lee Isaac McNew. In addition to his wife other survivors include his son James Craig and wife Dawn McNew of Paintsville, Kentucky, two brothers, Sam McNew of Salyersville, Kentucky and Joe McNew of Ft. Payne, Alabama, two grandsons, Grant Wheeler and Jackson McNew.

He was a union electrician and farmer by trade.  He is a member of the Local I.B.E.W. #369, Salyersville Masonic Lodge #769 F&AM and the Shriner's.

Funeral services were conducted at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel with Ben Martin officiating.  Burial followed in the Fairchild - McNew Cemetery at Lakeville, Kentucky. 

Masonic Rites were given at 7:00 P.M. Monday, November 25, 2019 by the Salyersville Masonic Lodge #769 F&AM.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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