Pastor Verlyn R. Newell

Pastor Verlyn R. Newell, retired, of Cobb Mountain, Calif., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 14, 2011.

Pastor Newell is survived by his wife, Betty Strach-Newell; sister, Myrna Deutscher of Olivet, S.D.; and sons, David Newell of Napa, Calif., and Pastor Paul Newell of Yucaipa, Calif.

A celebration of his life is planned for Sunday, May 1, at Lake County Bible Fellowship at the corner of Seventh and N. Forbes streets in Lakeport, Calif.

Sunday service will begin at 10:45 a.m. and the memorial will follow at 12 p.m. Please join us in celebrating a life well lived.

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Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. – Psalm 23:6