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Dorothy M. Newton

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Date published: 5/19/2014

Dorothy M. Newton

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. Tuesday, May 20, at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.