Rosie Lee Newton
Rosie Lee Newton, 71, of Zeigler, passed away at
11 p.m., Thursday, July 27, 2006, in Memorial Hospital
In accordance with Mrs. Newton's wishes, she will be cremated.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 29,
at Vantrease Funeral Home in Zeigler, with the Rev. Matt Frizzell
officiating. Friends may call after 2 p.m. and until the time of
services on Saturday, to the funeral home. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Newton may be made to
the Baptist Children's Home and Family Services, 949 Co. Road
1300 N., Carmi, IL 62821. Envelopes will be available
at the funeral home.
Rosie was born May 16, 1935, in Waltonville, the daughter of William C.
and Rosa Fay (Wells) Robinson. She married Ronald Ray Newton and he
survives in Zeigler.
Other survivors include a daughter, Paula Chaput of
Johnsburg; six sons, Steve Newton of West Frankfort, David Newton of
Lake Villa, Doug Newton of Olathe, Kan., Kevin Newton of McHenry, Gary
Newton of Crystal Lake, and Tom Newton of Zeigler; 16 grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren; a brother, Ron Robinson of Diamond, and a sister,
Katherine Patton of Mt. Vernon.
Date: July 29, 2006
Source: Benton Evening News
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman