Mellie Jane Newton
Mellie Jane NEWTON, 83, of Ledbetter, Ky., a former resident of
Mt. Vernon and Kalamazoo, Mich., died at 2:45 p.m. Saturday at
the Salem Nursing Home, Salem, Ky. Miss NEWTON was born in Franklin
County on August 20, 1894, the daughter of Logan and Mary Alice
(SCARBOROUGH) NEWTON. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church,
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Hughey
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, with the Rev. Ross PARTRIDGE officiating.
Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery, Franklin County. Friends may call
at the funeral home after 6 p.m. today.
Miss NEWTON is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Stewart (Pearl) BEAN,
Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Charlie (Mary Belle) MYERS, Mt. Vernon; a step-sister,
Mrs. Lois CLARK, Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews including
Mrs. Kenneth (Wilma) DONOHO of Ledbetter, Ky., with whom Miss NEWTON made
her home for the last few years. Miss NEWTON was preceded in death by
her parents, two brothers and one sister.
Source: Mt. Vernon IL Register News
Date: Monday, April 24, 1978
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta