|Birth: ||Nov. 11, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun., 2009|
Lavilla "Ione" Newton, 90, of Fairfield, Texas and formerly of Elkhart died June 2009. Burial was at Palestine City Cemetery's New Addition Annex. She was born Nov. 11, 1918, in Fairfield to Joe Fred and Althea Roberts Emmons. She was a longtime Methodist. During her life she was a homemaker and caregiver to both the young and old. Ione was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W.C. "Mutt" Newton; and her only son, Lucky Newton in 2001. She is survived by daughter, Renee Gunnels and husband Gary; granddaughters, Misty McAdams and husband Craig, Amy Clark and husband Mike, all of Elkhart, and Kristy Oates and husband Steven of Fairfield. She also was lucky enough to have spent many years teaching and loving her great-grandchildren: Larami and Colby McAdams, Kollin and Karson Pardue, and Justice Oates; and step-great-grandchildren: Calah and Sydney Clark. God blessed Ione with a long and productive life. She continued to work on her farm and garden until weeks before her death. She will be deeply missed by family, friends and her beloved dog, Crystal. Pallbearers will be Danny Clyde Turner, Tom Anderson, Roger Parker, Bob Stroud, Bobby James and Ronny Bridges. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Tolar, Zelt Dunbar, Charles Dunbar and Jimmy McAdams.
(Published in the Herald-Press from 6/27/2009 - 6/28/2009)
Willie Clarence Newton (1917 - 1981)
MARRIED JAN. 12, 1938
Palestine City Cemetery
Plot: New Addition Annex Section - A-10
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Jun 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38827735
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