COMANCHE Graveside services for J.L. Newhouse, 80, of Comanche will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 22, in Gardens of Memory Cemetery with the Rev. Gerald Burns officiating. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. today, at Comanche Funeral Home. Lunch will be at the family home, 150 CR. 401, Comanche, following the services.

He died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at a hospital in Abilene.

He was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Honey Grove, to Irene and John L. Newhouse. He was married to Patsy Mae Jones on Dec. 27, 1954, in Comanche.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Newhouse of a local nursing home; son, John Michael Newhouse and wife Jeannie of Comanche; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Dean Newhouse of Bakersfield, Calif.; three sisters, Betty Wilcoxson of Gage, Okla., Katie Hopson and husband Richard of Abilene, and Judy Kennedy and husband Paul of Amarillo; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Hazel Conn and Mona Kientz; and brothers, Herschel Newhouse and Melvin Lavon Newhouse.