Ada May Newhall

March 16, 1926 ~ August 18, 2018 (age 92)

Ada May (Jellerson) Newhall

In the morning of August 18, 2018, Ada heard the gentle call of her savior.  She took his hand and quietly left us all.

She was born on March 16, 1926 in Sanford; daughter of Wilbur and Ada (Gowen) Jellerson and a graduate of Sanford High School.

Ada May worked in the Sanford Mills before working in the Art, Craft Store in Sanford and The Seacoast Gallery in Wells, owned by she and her husband, Fred Hines.  She was a faithful member of the 1st Baptist Church in North Berwick. She enjoyed Bible study and church gatherings with her friends.  She also enjoyed camping, bowling, birds, reading, and her plants.  She loved her desserts.  Ada May loved spending time with her family and friends, and let’s not forget her kitty, Lilly.

She was pre-deceased by her husband, Benjamin Newhall, Jr. and 2 brothers, Vincent and John Jellerson.  Surviving are 3 sons, Michael Letourneau and wife Carol of Alton, NH, John Hines and wife Joanne of Modesto, CA, David Hines and wife, Julie of Conneaut, OH; daughter, Janice Gilpatrick and husband Stephen of Sanford, ME; 11 grandchildren, several great and great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

An hour of visitation will be held Sunday, August 26 from 2pm to 3pm immediately followed by funeral services at 3pm at the 1st Baptist Church, 31 Main Street, North Berwick, ME.  Interment will be Monday in Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford, Maine.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the 1st Baptist Church, P.O. Box 729, North Berwick, ME or Seacoast Christian School, 26 Paul Street, South Berwick, ME 03908.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick, ME.  Condolences may be expressed at


Donations may be made to:

Seacoast Christian School
26 Paul Street, South Berwick ME 03908

First Baptist Church
P.O. Box 729, North Berwick ME 03906
Tel: 1-207-676-2663

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