Mary Lene Newton

Published 10:35 am Friday, September 7, 2018

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Mary Lene Holloway Newton, 67, who died Saturday, July 27, 2018, at her residence. Rev. Michael Evans officiated with interment following in Green Grove Church Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Mary Newton was born to the late Fred and Pauline Holloway in Jefferson Davis County. She joined Green Grove M. B. Church at an early age.

Mrs. Newton attended school at J. E. Johnson, Prentiss Industrial Institute and later furthered her education at the University of Texas. She was employed with Universal Magnetek Manufacturing for many years.

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Mrs. Newton was mar- ried to the late Everless Newton, no children were born to this union.

She was preceded in death by: sister, Viriginia Holloway; brothers, Billy Holloway, Willie Hollo- way, Charles Ray McInnis and Verdie B. McLaurin.

She is survived by three sisters Annie (Billy) Jones of Gulfport, Maurice Newton and Mildred Ku- mar both of Prentiss; step-children Betty Newton of Prentiss and Shedey Newton of Louisville, Kentucky; brother, Johnny (Shirley) Holloway of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and many other relatives and friends.