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Rosie Lee Newton

Rosie Lee Newton, 71, of Zeigler, passed away at 
11 p.m., Thursday, July 27, 2006, in Memorial Hospital 
of Carbondale.

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

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