Vickie Lynn Cole Newman, 59, of Coker Creek passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020, at her home. She was a member of Altoona Baptist Church and a graduate of Tellico Plains High School Class of 1978. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, “Robbie” Robert Len Sitzlar and Candice Sitzlar; grandson, “Will” William Robert Sitzlar; fiancé, Ricky D. Akins; niece, Maranda Cole; and nephews, Joshua Murphy and Derek Cole. She was preceded in death by parents, Herman Lenoir Cole and Redena Taylor Cole; brother, Phillip Herman Cole; and sister, Donna Elaine Murphy. Graveside services and interment will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, at Altoona Baptist Church Cemetery in Coker Creek with the Rev. David Chambers officiating. Biereley-Hale Funeral Home of Tellico Plains is in charge of arrangements.

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