Celebrating Virgil Kent Newman
Celebrating the homecoming of His Whole House Board Member and Spiritual Father,
~ Virgil Kent Newman ~
Klein Funeral Home
1400 W. Main St.
Tomball, Texas 77375
Visitation: Tuesday May 22nd from 6-8pm
Funeral Services: Wednesday May 23rd at 2pm
Kent was born May 26, 1925 in Joplin Missouri to Virgil and Helen. Kent went home to be with his Heavenly Father May 18, 2018 in Tomball Texas at the age of 92 years, 11 months, 23 days. Kent and Grace Hope celebrated their 14th anniversary on March 9.
Kent was baptized in 1934 by Pastor Ross Musgrave, in The South Joplin Christian Church in Joplin Missouri. He preached his first sermon at the age of 17 (on crutches) and was ordained as a Pastor with the First Christian Church in Joplin Missouri, a recognized ordination by Elim Fellowship of New York, on May 10, 1943. An apostolic call to the ministry, Kent has preached and spread the word of God throughout the world. A Pastor to Pastors, missionary to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, Kent has impacted the Body of Christ with his testimony of love for over 75 years.
Grace Hope Newman
Martha Jane Meyer, Gayle Poindexter, Terri A. Newman, John R. Newman,
Patsy A. Newman, Joy L. Asbill and Molly C. McNamara
Other children who have preceded their Father in death are
Darla J. Correll, Stewart K. Newman, Patrick Parker and Vera S. Parker
Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren,
nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends