Roscoe P. Newton

Published 7:05 pm Friday, September 9, 2011

Funeral services for Roscoe P. Newton, of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel,with burial in Easthaven Cemetery.

Visitation is Saturday from 1 until 3 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Newton, 95, died Sept. 8, 2011, at Golden Living Center inTylertown. He was born in Mississippi on Dec. 16, 1915, to Eliasand Ruth Allgood Newton.

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He was retired from Oil Exploration as field supervisor. He was amember of Brookhaven First Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Myrtle Newton;his brothers, Richard Newton, Marshall Newton and Robert Newton;and his sisters, Kathleen Driskell, Nora Bell West, Ella Sandidgeand Elsie Bowman.

Survivors are his sons, Pat Reed; and his daughters, Betty Morgan,of Smithdale, and Susan Parker and Melissa Reed; his brothers,Sherman Newton, of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Doug Taylor,Robin Stewart, Lane Reed, Chad Reed, Carmen Maglievaz, Staci Blake,Jennifer Broomfield and Abby Martinez; and his 12great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Cecil Rhodes Men’sSunday School Class at Brookhaven First Baptist Church.

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