Nancy Marie Newman, 68, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2012, after a brief struggle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed Jacks and Minnie Jacks; brothers, Lawrence Jacks and Willard Jacks and sisters, Barbara Jean Barefield and Josephine Jacks. Nancy is survived by her son, James David Newman and his wife, Tina Newman; her daughters, Angela Marie Newman and Kathy Ann Hixson and her husband, Johnny Hixson; her grandson, Jonathan Steven Hixson and her sisters, Della Farrow and Linda Canalego. She was a loving mother and grandmother who lived her life to the fullest and was blessed with the love of family and friends who will greatly miss her. The children are eternally grateful to the family members for their tireless devotion to their mother during her illness and are thankful for the care provided to her by the staff of Hospice of Chattanooga.Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dewayne Renfro officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton County Memorial Park. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.