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Marjorie Nell Newton

Marjorie Nell Newton
Marjorie Nell Newton, age 77 of Lawrenceburg TN, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Marjorie was of the Baptist faith and attended Meadow View Baptist church. She was a head start teacher and loved the kids she worked with, who knew her as “Miss Margie.” She loved spending time with her family, enjoyed reading, and also going to Shoney’s every Saturday morning with her sisters.
She is preceded in death by her Husband, Robert Newton; Parents, Stanford and Mildred Higdon; Brother in law, Charles Newton
She is survived by her Sons, Mark Anthony Newton (Kelly), Gary Wayne Newton (Rita); Daughters, Barbara Ann Witt (Rob), Sam Newton (Mike); Brother, Stanley Higdon; Sisters, Doris Newton, Kathy James (David); 10 Grandchildren; 18 Great Grandchildren with 2 more on the way and several nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at New Salem Cemetery.
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All arrangements to be handled by Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home

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