Zorrena V. Newnam, 80, of Shawnee, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in Del City.

Zorrena V. Newnam, 80, of Shawnee, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in Del City.

She was born Aug. 8, 1939, to Lester Thomas and Ruth Zingra (Dooley) Watson in Moore.

Zorrena was raised north of Meeker in the Payson community. She lived north of Shawnee on the family farm for the last 35-plus years.

She married Marion Lee Newnam on Nov. 8, 1955, in Oklahoma City, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1989.

Zorrena was a member of St. Paul’s The Apostle Catholic Church in Del City. Zorrena enjoyed power shopping, sewing, baking, cooking large family meals and caring for her husband, children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Newnam; daughter, Connie Newnam Woodward; and her parents, Lester and Ruth Watson; siblings, Grace, Bob, Ernie, Veda, Troy and Eldea.

Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in-law, Deborah Nossaman and Rodney Wood of Oklahoma City, Dr. Beverly and Harry Fritzler of Norman, Dr. Cindy Newnam and Paul Cotter of Shawnee, and Brenda Newnam and Jeff York of Shawnee; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Deva Moore of Meeker; and other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, and continue through service time.

Service will be 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Felix I. Garcia, Independent Church of Christ, Oklahoma City, officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Shawnee under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.