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NEWTON LOVIN OF 
BELLE RIVE DIED
IN MOUNT VERNON

Made His Home With Granddaughter
After Wife's Death But
Died at Daughter's Home
Here Yesterday


Newton LOVIN of Belle Rive, died Sunday morning at 9:40 o'clock at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Josie CARLTON, 412 south Twentieth street, where he
had been for a week preceding his death. 

He was a highly respected citizen of Belle Rive and lived in that place 19 
years. Mr. LOVIN was preceded in death by his wife, April 18, 1931. Before 
marriage Mrs. LOVIN was Belle D. HECK. Mr. LOVIN was a lifelong resident
of Jefferson county, and was born in the county Jan. 26, 1858, and was
a son of the late Benjamin LOVIN and wife. In his active life he engaged 
in general farming. He was a good citizen and a faithful christian and a 
member of the Oak Hill United Brethern church. His age was 74 years, 7 months 
and 23 days.

Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Bird GREEN, were held in the Baptist
church at Belle Rive this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, and burial was had in
the Opdyke cemetery. 

Mr. LOVIN is survived by three sons, Oscar and Floyd, Mt. Vernon; and Ceburn, 
in St. Louis, and by three daughters, Mrs. Ollie PIGG and Mrs. Josie CARLTON, 
Mt. Vernon; and Mrs. Flora HERTENSTEIN, Opdyke. One sister, Mrs. Taylor PEARSON,
Mt. Vernon, survives. One grand-daughter, Mrs. Bonnie HOPKINS, was raised
by the family, and he made his home with her in Belle Rive, after the death of
his wife. Twenty-four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren survive.


Date: Sept. 1932
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Cindy Ford


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