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Alma Newton, 80, Taylor County, KY (1939-2019)

Alma Newton of Campbellsville, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 in Louisville at the age of 80.

Funeral services will be at 12noonCT/1pmET Friday, May 31, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Dannie Nelson and Rev. Bob Langlois. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers are: Tyler Akins, Billy Benningfield, Clint Newton, Jacob Newton, Lucas Newton and Michael Newton.

She was the daughter of the late Charlie Fountain Wise and Mary Ermine Puryear Wise, was born March 14, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Alma was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and also worked in food service.

She united in marriage to Glen Newton November 18, 1953 and he preceded her in death February 24, 2013.

Alma loved her children and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought her so much delight; she loved being outdoors where she could raise vegetables and flowers. Alma also loved going to church and going out to eat.

She is survived by

Two sons and one daughter: Allen Newton and wife, Janice, Donnie Newton and wife, Alisha and Pam Newton of Campbellsville;

Nine grandchildren: Lucas Newton and wife, Leticia, Jacob Newton and wife, Cheryl, Clint Newton and wife, Sterling, Hallie Newton, Tyler Akins, Sarah Harmon, Angela Dunn, Malcom Newton, and Michael Newton;

Eight great-grandchildren: Matthew Newton, Autumn Newton, Gabriel Newton, Raymond Salinas, Leticia Salinas, Josie Dunn, Zach Robertson, and Jasmin Robertson;

Four sisters: Alice Taylor of Mt. Sherman, Jewell Humphrey and Shirley Mae Wise of Hodgenville and Pat Wise of Michigan; and several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jonathan Glen Harmon, and three sisters: Juanita Keeble, Thelma Helen Barnes and Mary Elizabeth Gilbert.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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