Cora E. Newton

Monday, July 27, 2015

Cora E. Newton, 72, of Cassville, passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

She was born May 15, 1943, in Rogers, Ark., the daughter of Buster and Belva Juanita (Stanpill) White. On Sept. 13, 1972, she was united in marriage to John Thomas Newton, Jr., who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Tammy Lee Durosette; two sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include: two daughters, Mary Jo Newton Young and her husband, Gene Autry, Jr., of Decater, Ark., and Juanita Newton, of Rogers, Ark.; one brother, Jackie White, of Pea Ridge, Ark.; two sisters, Bonnie Patterson and her husband, Donnie, of Paducah, Ky., and Betty Hency and her husband, Douglas, of Garfield, Ark.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She grew up and received her education in Rogers, Ark. After school, she went to work for the House of Webster, in Rogers. About 10 years ago, she moved to Washburn to make her home and four years ago, moved to Cassville. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Memorial services were held today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Lawrence Shuey conducted the services.

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