NEWTON LOVIN OF
BELLE RIVE DIED
IN MOUNT VERNON
Made His Home With Granddaughter
After Wife's Death But
Died at Daughter's Home
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