Newton Smith Jr.

Newton Smith Jr.

Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 2:32 pm

Newton Smith Jr., 87, of South Fulton, died Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Parkview Hospital in Fulton, Ky. Graveside services were held 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Obion Chapel Cemetery, with Bro. Ron Cox officiating. Murphy Funeral Home of Martin was in charge of arrangements. Smith was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Haleyville, Ala., son of the late Newton Sr. and Daisy Lee Gill Smith. He was retired from Illinois Central-Gulf Railroad and was a member of South Fulton Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Norma Jo Moss Smith of South Fulton; one son, Jeffery Smith of Martin; one sister, Christine Bradberry of Martin. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Naomi Jackson. Web site: murphyfuneralhome.net

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