NEW ALBANY, Ind.
Constance "Connie" Ashley Newbanks, 81, of New Albany, passed peacefully on February 11, 2021. Connie graduated from South Aiken High School, Aiken, S.C. in 1957, and following two years at Macon Wesleyan College, the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women, she transferred and graduated from Emory University in 1961, where she developed many lifelong and inspirational friendships. She later received her Master's Degree in Education from Indiana University in 1964 which led to her teaching position at Middle Road Elementary School, Jeffersonville, IN. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, educator, beauty queen, calligrapher , gardener and adventurer. In...