Dorothy Marie “Dot” Newman

Holy Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Holy Spirit Parish Catholic Church, Sweetwater, Texas, for Dorothy Marie “Dot” Newman, 91, of Sweetwater, Texas.

Posted 2/17/2017

She passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Sweetwater Health Care.

Interment at the Palava Cemetery.

Dorothy was born in Wales to Mathew and Minnie Uhrich on October 16, 1925. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She had worked for Lawrence I.G.A in the deli and bakery department. She lived in Sweetwater since 1967. “Dot” was a loving, caring and giving person.

Dorothy is survived by her son Gene Bartlett and wife Jan of Sweetwater, Texas; step-daughter Jan Newman-Bollinger of Eugene, Ore.; three step-sons: Joey Newman and wife Nancy of Abilene, Texas; Rick Newman of Denton, Texas and W.D. “Sonny” Bartlett of Kingsland, Texas. Two grandchildren Michelle Faz and husband Charlies of Rochne, Texas and Jennifer Herrera and husband Eloy of Sweetwater. Ten great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Minnie and Mathew Uhrich, two brothers: Charles and Earl Uhrich and step-daughter Julie Sawyers.

The McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the West Texas Rehabilitation Center in Abilene, Texas.