OBITUARY - EDITH A. (McCREARY) NEWTON
November 16, 1922 - October 23, 2004
Edith A. NEWTON was born November 16, 1922 at Mount Ayr, Iowa the daughter of Lilly Bell STEWART & Icabod Comstock McCREARY.
She married William C. NEWTON on April 13, 1970 at Jay, Oklahoma. She had been a resident of Mountain Home [AR] since moving from
Sidney, Iowa in 1968. She was a member of the Mountain Home Baptist Church. Mrs. NEWTON was a nurse for the Veterans
Hospital in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She was a life member of the Purple Heart Auxiliary Unit #681, Hoevel-Barnett Veterans
of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Bull Shoals and Disabled American Veteran?s Auxiliary, she also was a member of the Poets
Club. She moved to Hawaii on September 2, 2004 and entered into eternal rest on October 16, 2004 at Ewa Beach, Hawaii at
the age of 81 years 11 months and 1 day.
She is survived by: her step-daughter Arlene MOORE of Ewa Beach, Hawaii one
brother Robert McCREARY of Florida, 4 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband and seven sisters including her twin Edrie
Visitation will be Friday, from 5:00 ? 8:00 p.m. at the Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral service for Edith A. NEWTON formerly of Mountain Home will be Saturday, October 23, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at the
Mountain Home Baptist Church with Dr. James HOFFPAUIR officiating.
Burial will be at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials to Edith NEWTON Memorial Scholarship Fund at Arkansas State University, 1600 S. College, Mountain Home, AR 72653.
Active Bearers: Jason HOLT, Todd HOLT, David STEVENS, Ben STEVENS, Guy HODGES, and Shawn HODGES
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2009
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