James (Jack) Newell James (Jack) Newell, 90, of Alexandria, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at CHRISTUS Grace Home of Alexandria. Jack was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on December 31, 1926, to James and Cora Newell and is survived by the love of his life, Tess Taylor; his niece, Shirley Brooks; Tess's daughter and son-in-law, Michael and Deborah Werner, and other nieces and nephews. Jack retired from the US Navy as a Lt. Commander in 1974. He served honorably in World War II and the Vietnam War and was an officer aboard our Navy's Nuclear Submarines. Jack loved his home and life in Alexandria and was held in high regard by many friends who remember him well and loved him dearly. Memorials in Jack's memory can be sent to CHRISTUS Grace Home of Alexandria, 3330 Masonic Drive, 3rd Floor, Alexandria, LA 71301, or, St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 2627 Horseshoe Dr, Alexandria, LA 71301. Memorial Services for Jack will be held at a later date at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church. Friends and family are encouraged to check for updated information at www.KramerFunerals.com . To extend online notes of condolences to the Newell Family, please visit www.KramerFunerals.com .
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