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Dorothy Marie Newton, 92

Obituary and service information from Covenant Funeral Service.

Dorothy Marie Newton, 92. Obituary and service information from Covenant Funeral Service.
Dorothy Marie Newton, 92. Obituary and service information from Covenant Funeral Service.

Dorothy Marie Newton, 92, of Fredericksburg died Saturday, May 17, 2014 at home.

Mrs. Newton was a member of Community Baptist Church in Falmouth, where she had served as church secretary.  She was also a former head of Woman’s Missionary Union.

Survivors include her four sons, Sammy Anderson (Nancy), Jessie “Tom” Newton Jr. (Anne), Raymond Newton (Genevieve), and Alvin A. “Lonnie” Newton; daughter Diane Newton (Alvin); sisters Charlotte Craig and Mary Ann Dent; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Jessie W. Newton, Sr.; three sisters Hazel Saunders, Marian Gray, and Nancy Keys; three brothers Alvin “Bubba” Cooper, Jimmy Cooper, and Wesley Cooper; and grandson Eric Newton.

A graveside service will be held at 1 P.M. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Community Baptist Church, 44 Lorenzo Drive, Falmouth, VA  22401 and Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA  22407.

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