Michael Churchill New passed away peacefully at his home in Princeton, Alabama on October 7, 2021 with his wife Leslie by his side.
Michael was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1955, He grew up in Lake Village, Arkansas. After attending the University of Arkansas, he began what would become a lifetime career in the hardwood lumber business.
He is preceded in death by his father, James Rowland New, and his mother, Constance Rosamond New. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Leslie Pomeroy New. The couple have three children, Anna New Cardwell (Bradley) of Huntsville, AL, James Allen New of Princeton, AL, and Molly Rosamond New of Atlanta, GA. He is survived by two brothers, Jay New of Dallas, TX, Eugene New of Lake Village, AR, and one sister, Inez Barnes (Phil) of Hamburg, AR and two granddaughters, Sydney and Salem Cardwell.
Memorial arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be held in Michael’s home town, Lake Village, AR. When confirmed, arrangements will be posted on the website of Hampton Cove Funeral Home, Owens Cross Roads, AL.
For anyone wishing to make a donation, the family asks that donations be made to The American Cancer Society.