Porter Will Newton
Porter Will Newton was born December 6, 1938 in Lynnville, TN, the son of the late Herman Dean and Florence Newton. Mr. Newton was a Dye Setter at Murray Ohio and served his country in the United States Army. Mr. Newton departed this life on February 17, 2020 in Waynesboro making his stay in this life some 81 Years, 2 Months and 11 Days.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: James Newton, Clarence Newton and Thurman Newton; and sisters: Elizabeth Felker and Wilma Pierce.
He is survived by his companion: Minna Faye Kilpatrick of Lawrenceburg, TN;
two sons: Jeffrey Will Newton (Mary), Franklin, TN, Timothy Wade Newton (Michelle), Lawrenceburg, TN; daughter: Mary Melinda Allen and (Gary “Doc”), Smyrna, TN; five grandchildren: Crystal Nicole Newton, Justin Tyler Newton, Kari LeAnn Basham, Crysta Michelle Nilsson, Meagan Marie Foster; four great-grandchildren: Alexander Tiberius Basham, Mira Delynn Basham, Leiarah Rei Basham, Cheyenne Isabella Newton; sister: Velma Mitchell, Pulaski, TN;
Funeral services for Porter Will Newton were held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday February 20, 2020 at Shackelford Funeral Directors, Collinwood, with Tommy Burke officiating. Burial followed at Memorial Gardens at Collinwood, TN. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County was in charge of all arrangements.