Obituaries Announcements

Terry Newell
Barnett Family Funeral Home in Oskaloosa
formerly of Oskaloosa, KS

Terry Lee Newell, 63, of Solsberry, IN, formerly of Oskaloosa, KS, died Saturday, September 2, 2023 at The Indiana University Hospice House in Bloomington, IN.

Terry was born September 26, 1959 at Lawrence, KS, the son of Victor Lee and Betty Louise Allen Newell. He grew up in Oskaloosa, KS and was a 1977 graduate of Oskaloosa High School. A proud American, Terry served 10 years as an aircraft mechanic and crew chief in the U.S. Air Force.

Terry started serving the Lord in 1994, attending Bible College and studying biblical studies. He had a multitude of ministries and touched many lives through his ministries, always giving his all for the Lord. His greatest joy was the ministry of Crossroads Cowboy Church, where he was a co-founder, leader, and lead Pastor of the Church. Terry loved the rodeo Bible camps sponsored by the church for many summers. He was a member and former associate pastor of Williamstown Assembly of God Church as well as Crossroads Cowboy Church.

Terry was also a good handyman. You name it, he could do it. Loving to travel this great country, Terry and wife, Shella, retired in 2020 and enjoyed two years of traveling and spending time together until his long battle with cancer. He loved spending time with his family.

Terry married Shella Ann Eden on July 1, 1989 at Oskaloosa, KS, she survives at the home. He is also survived by his mother, Betty L. Newell, Winchester, KS, five children, three sons, Allen Neely, Lawrence, KS, James (Katie) Newell, Lawrence, KS, Jacob (Anna) Newell, Solsberry, IN, two daughters, Stacy (Phillip) Hanner, Powell, TN, Jamie (Ibou) Faye, Maple Grove, MN, two brothers, Randy Newell, Basehor, KS, Tracy Newell, Joplin, MO, one sister, Shelly Partridge, Peculiar, MO, and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Victor Lee Newell in 1991.

A Memorial Celebration of his life will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Crossroads Cowboy Church, Williamstown, KS. Cremation Care is planned. Memorials to Crossroads Rodeo Bible Camp Scholarship Fund and sent in care of the church or to Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS, 66066.