February 9, 2022
Mosella Sanders Newman, formerly of Laurel, MS, passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Mosella's work history in New Orleans is varied. She worked for the New Orleans Aviation Board, Sewerage and Water Board and at a New Orleans Ad Agency. Mosella decided she wanted a career change and earned her real estate license. She worked for over thirty years as a real estate agent beginning with Jim Simmons Real Estate Agency and later joining the ranks at Prudential, Prudential Gardner, Gardner Realtors and Latter & Blum Realtors. She was preceded in death by her biological parents Charlie & Leora Sanders, Guardian parents Arthur and Rosie McClinton, Father-in-law Leo J. Newman; Siblings: Willie Francis Sanders Miller, Ethel Sanders Coleman, Thomas J. Sanders, Jessie Sanders, Dorothy Sanders and Robert Sanders. Mosella leaves to honor and cherish her memory, her loving Husband Wayne L. Newman, Stepson Brian L. Newman (Julia), Fur Baby – “Patches”, Brothers: Charlie Sanders, Rev. E.W. Sanders (Joyce) and Sister, Barbara Sanders (Ralph), Sister-Cousin Barbara Black (P.W.); Mother-in-law: Marie L. Newman, Sisters-in-law: Chanel Holt (W.D.), Jill Benoit (Napoleon), Ariana Newman & Brother-in-law: Gordon Newman; Grandchildren: Ashley Newman and Tyler Newman; Life-long Friends: Gwendolyn Daniels, Midgie Davis (Sam), Jackie Darby & Ann Kemp; Devoted Cousins: Jimmy Johnson, Dottie Pierce (Michael), Cousin-in-law Sharon Hester and a never ending list of family, friends, extended family and co-workers. A Memorial Service will be held at D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125 on March 11, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Due to Covid-19, masks are required. There will also be a Memorial Service at St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church, 512 S. 6th Avenue, Laurel, MS 39440 on March 12, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the National Oak Park High School Alumni Association (NOPHSAA) in Mosella’s memory. (NOPHSAA, P.O. Box 6495, Laurel, MS. 39441). Arrangement by D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the online guestbook.
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