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The Cherryville Eagle

Dorothy A. Newton

Dec 19, 2019 09:24AM

CHERRYVILLE – Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Anthony Newton, 87, of 405 Kenwood Ave., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at Carolina Care Health & Rehabilitation Center in Cherryville.  

Mrs. Newton was born in Gaston County, NC, on June 27, 1932, a daughter of the late Glenn Anthony, Sr. and Lillie Pruett Anthony. She retired from Fasco Industries in Shelby. Mrs. Newton was a member of First Baptist Church of Cherryville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bennett Newton; and a sister, Doris Anthony Beam.

Survivors include her daughter, Merinda Arthurs; two grandchildren, Andy Arthurs; Danielle Deitz and husband Brent; two great-grandchildren, Alyssa Arthurs and Marley Deitz; a son-in-law, Spunk Arthurs; a brother Glenn Anthony, Jr. and wife Linda; a special friend and caregiver, William Upton; and a special cousin and friend Carolyn Jenkins, all of Cherryville. Also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation was from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Cherryville.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 at First Baptist Church, with Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.

Burial was in City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 301 E. First St., Cherryville, NC, 28021, or to the donor’s choice.

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Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service served the family of Mrs. Newton.