Lona Newbern

Lona Newbern is a Patient Care Coordinator. Lona is originally from Jesup, Georgia, and moved to Sparks, Georgia, in January 2010. Lona graduated from Wayne County High School in 1986. She worked in finance for 21 years before coming to work with Audibel Hearing Aid Centers in 2019. Lona’s passion to care for and help people drew her to the hearing industry. She is excited about her new chapter with American Hearing Aid Center beginning February 2024. While the business name may change, Lona’s dedication to providing exceptional customer service remains unwavering.

What Lona loves most about helping the hearing impaired is the ability to watch lives being changed daily. It still amazes her how the ability to hear things that have not been heard in a long time enriches a person’s life. Lona understands because she has a profound hearing loss in her left ear. Struggling to hear stopped and the sounds of life were renewed once she was fit with hearing devices. Lona knows the importance of staying connected with loved ones and the world around her. Her personal hearing experience motivates her to serve her customers with excellence. She wants them to feel like a valued member of the family.

Outside of helping the hearing impaired, Lona treasures spending time with her family. Lona and her husband, Alan, married in May 2010. Lona loves riding with her husband on their Harley Davidson Trike. They enjoy traveling to the mountains together. Lona has one son, Robbie, that resides in Jesup, Georgia. At home, Lona likes to bird watch, flower garden, and decorate extravagantly for Christmas. Her friends affectionally refer to her as “Pinky” and her husband lovingly calls her “His Pinkster” because Lona loves pink!

Patient Reviews

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5 out of 5 Stars based on 120 Reviews on Google.

Read what some of our patients have to say about our staff and our office!

The service at Audibel has been wonderful to me. They provide excellent customer service. My hearing aid has been a life saver for me!! I would highly recommend Audibel in Valdosta to anyone that is struggling with hearing loss.

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David Conner, on Google

Absolutely the best hearing aid specialist in town! Happens to be my mom but also Chris is one of the nicest and most genuine people that you will ever meet. You will never regret a visit to Audibel for your hearing needs!

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Zack Youngblood, on Google

Chris Youngblood and Lora are special people. I have been there with my mom many years. She had excellent care for her hearing issues. Now I am with them for some of.the same issues. Tested and evaluated. Fitted with the best hearing aide. Ongoing teaching and ear care. This is...

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Annie wright, on Google

Excellent service!!! Always available if you are having a problem. Highly recommend them.

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Judy Lawson, on Google

Chris & Lona are excellent staff. They are there to help out at any time. I love the after appointments that are included in the price of the hearing aids. Going in to get ears and hearing aids checked every couple of months is way worth the price. Custom service...

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Wanda Lamon, on Google

I am totally satisfied with my hearing aides from Audible Hearing Center. The hearing specialist, Ms. Chris Youngblood, is highly knowledgeable, extremely patient, and professional in the process of testing your hearing and fitting you with the appropriate hearing aides, tailored to your needs. Lonna, at the front desk, is...

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Mooney Man, on Google

You are greeted when you come in. Friendly and professional. I am pleased with the hearing aids and would recommend them.

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Buddy Wiegand, on Google

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Tommy Warner, on Google

They are the nicest people. Got in and out quick. Great ladies.

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Jeanette Genini, on Google

Great service and care.

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David Gaskins, on Google

Chris and Lonna are a great team! They have been wonderful to my mother and so helpful to me. I highly recommend them!

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Law Admin, on Google

I've been using Audibel for my hearing needs since 2017. My hearing has changed, and Chris at Audibel has kept my hearing clear! She explains everything you need to know and is very helpful. ❤ If you don't hear well & have to turn up the volume, then get your...

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Bill Williford, on Google

The staff were very congenial and made my visit pleasant. Jason's exam was thorough and gave me confidence that he was highly knowledgeable and honest. It's rare to find such a professional group of employees in a small business!

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Grant Plymel, on Google

I can hear so much better.

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Robert Plymale, on Google

Always professional and on time. Feels like family. Always willing to do anything to help.

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Kay Eubanks, on Google

Very pleasant and enjoyable experience

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celeste henry-kemper (CHINA DOLL), on Google

Jason Murphy and his staff are the best!!

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Valiera Cornell, on Google

I always have a great experience at Hearing Aid Center! Top notch service from Jason every time!!

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Daisy Anthony, on Google

Amazing. He was excellent at explaining things in a very understandable way. Listened to me and asked a lot of questions so that we could “connect the dots” and come up with a possible cause and treatment. Excellent service.

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Dona Carruth, on Google

My husband and I are so happy we chose to get our hearing aids here. Jason and Kay care and always go the extra mile to serve their customers well. They're simply the best!

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Susan Waterbury, on Google

Jason and Kay are super friendly. I always feel good after a visit with them!

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Barbara Payne, on Google