Shirley Ann Newton, age 83, of Losantville, went to be home with Jesus, the one who saved her and prepared her for heaven, on Friday, December 10, 2021.
Shirley was born, and raised, in Losantville, IN on June 29, 1938. She was the daughter of Brooks and Gaynell (Finch) Newton.
Shirley lived her life for the Lord ever since she was a teenager.
She would help open the Antioch Christian Church in Losantville every Sunday. It was the church that was across the street from her house that she was born and raised in. She enjoyed the fellowship with her church family, going to Bible Studies, Vacation Bible School and helping in the kitchen with funeral dinners
Shirley enjoyed going with her sister Mary K. to many Christian concerts throughout Indiana. During basketball season Shirley loved watching the Indiana Pacers and rooting for Reggie Miller. During the spring and summer, she loved working in her yard, caring for her vegetable garden and her flowers.
She leaves to cherish her memory two nephews, Robert Allen Newton (wife, Mary Lou) of Avon Park Florida and John Mark Newton (wife, Drema) of Winchester; two nieces, Rose Marie Jarrett (husband, Jay) of Hagerstown and Connie Lee Kennedy (husband, Michael) of Winchester; great nephews and great nieces, Robert A Newton, Jr., Bryce Newton, , Shawnna Robinson, Shane Newton and Shama Hamilton; Samera Marie Holland, Michael Lee Kennedy, Lori Lynn Kennedy and all their children; and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James C. Newton (1977) and Ernest E. Newton (1989) and one sister Mary K Newton (2017).
A service to celebrate Shirley’s home going will be at 2 pm Tuesday, December14, at Antioch Christian Church in Losantville with Rev Jerry Bowlin officiating. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from Noon to 2PM at the church. Her body will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery of Losantville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 50 East 90th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240
The family would like to thank Majestic Care of Connersville and Southern Care Hospice for their compassionate care during the last few months.