Mary Pearl Gary Newby, 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at her residence. She retired from Erlanger Medical Center after 30 years of service. She was a faithful member of the East Third Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Newby; son, Willis Newby, Sr.; and brother, Alfonzo Gary. Survivors include daughter-in-law, Ann Newby; grandchildren, Deborah Hughes, Gregory (Delphine) Appleberry, Terri Scruggs, Tinika Jennings, Brandon Garner, Marcus Garner all of Chattanooga, Willis (Jennifer) Newby, Jr., Donnie Newby, and Ronnie (Cheleshia) Newby all of Atlanta, Ga.; 25 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Elnora (John) Kirby, Irene Dave, Elizabeth Bonds, Minnie Witcher, Oda M. Woods, all of Chattanooga, and Mizora (Frank, Sr.) Woods, of Ooltewah; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. The body will lie-in-state on Monday Dec. 23, after 9:30 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Brother John R. Taylor, Sr. as the eulogist. Burial: Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.