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Nick D. Newton, Jr

    October 7, 1938  -  February 2, 2012





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Nick D. Newton, Jr., 73, of Jonesboro passed away on February 2, 2012.
He was a loving husband, father and brother; a hero in the eyes of his family who always had a giving heart and a smile for family and friends. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Faith Methodist church in Riverdale.
He was born on October 7, 1938 to the late Nick, Sr. and Glenna Newton. He graduated from McRae-Helena High School in McRae, Georgia and retired from Owen-Illinois. After retirement he worked with Alpla Plastics for 5 years.
He was preceded in death by a brother James Newton and a sister Mary Nell Barton. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Elaine; a son Timothy Newton of McDonough; a daughter Sherri Turvey and her husband Brad of Stockbridge; sister Lillian Sharp and her husband Nick of Clarkesville, TN; brother French Newton and wife Frances of Ringgold, Ga.; and a host of loving family and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 310 Kelly Drive, Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com



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Born: October 7, 1938

Place of Birth: Johnson City, TN

Death: February 2, 2012

Place of Death: Atlanta, GA

Organizations: U.S. Army, Member of Faith Methodist Church, Riverdale


Memorial donations may be made to:
American Cancer Society

This memorial provided by:
Mowell Funeral Home
Fayetteville, GA