Name:    Mark Andrew McNew

From:  The News-Gazette, Champaign, Illinois
Date:  Wednesday, May 20, 2009

CHAMPAIGN Celebration of Life services for Mark Andrew McNew, 47, of Champaign, will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. Wednesday until service time at the funeral home.

Burial will be at 1 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2009, at West Salem Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Mr. McNew died at 5:32 p.m., Sunday, May 17, 2009, in Champaign. He was born Oct. 15, 1961, in Tuscola, a son of Milburn Eugene and Mary Evelyn McCoy-Brown McNew.

Mr. McNew is survived by a daughter, Lyndsey Nichole McNew of Mahomet; three brothers, Dennis Wayne McNew of Tolono, Gene McNew of Mahomet and Eric McNew of Champaign; three sisters, Kathy Trotter of Champaign, Mary McNew of Ivesdale and Pam Brewer of Mahomet; and 16 nieces and nephews.

Mr. McNew was self-employed as a finish carpenter. His hobbies included reading and listening to music.

A savings account has been established for memorials to the family at First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust. Contributions may be made at any of the bank's locations.