Jerry Lee Newman, 61, of Laurelville passed away on April 24, 2022. He was born on October 22, 1960 in Chillicothe to Leonard and Geneva (Ross) Newman. He was preceded in death by his father. Jerry is survived by his mother Geneva Newman, children Jara McKnight, Jessica Burgess, grandchildren Jerrica Jade McKnight, Braxton Burgess and by brother Jeff Diehl. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Wellman Funeral Home, Laurelville. Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.