OBITUARY

Joan Beverly Newton

February 1, 1933October 10, 2018
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Joan Beverly Newton, 85, of Collierville, passed from this life Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick M. Newton. She is survived by two daughters; Linda Wainwright (James) and Christine Nesbit (Dean); five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. In her younger years, Joan served as a foster parent for the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey, loving many newborns until they found a forever home. She also served as President of the Foster Parent’s Club from 1966-1968. While living in Florida, she was active in the children’s ministry at her church and was a Meals on Wheels volunteer. She was an excellent seamstress and found joy in creating clothes for her children and grandchildren. She was a gentle, caring soul who gave her heart and time generously to all.

The family will receive friends at 1PM Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Piperton United Methodist Church with a Memorial Service to follow at 2PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Page Robbins Adult Day Care at 1961 S. Houston Levee Rd., Collierville, TN 38017; Baptist Reynolds Hospice House at 1520 W. Poplar Ave., Collierville, TN 38017; or the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey at 635 S. Clinton Ave., Trenton, NJ 08611.

  • FAMILY

  • Linda Wainwright (James), Daughter
  • Christine Nesbit (Dean), Daughter
  • Five (5), Grandchildren
  • Five (5), Great Grandchildren
  • She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick M. Newton.
  • DONATIONS

  • to Page Robbins Adult Day Care at 1961 S. Houston Levee Rd., Collierville, TN 38017; Baptist Reynolds Hospice House at 1520 W. Poplar Ave., Collierville, TN 38017; or the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey at 635 S. Clinton Ave., Trenton, NJ 08611

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, October 13, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Biography

Joan Beverly Newton, 85, of Collierville, passed from this life Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick M. Newton. She is survived by two daughters; Linda Wainwright (James) and Christine Nesbit (Dean); five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. In her younger years, Joan served as a foster parent for the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey, loving many newborns until they found a forever home. She also served as President of the Foster Parent’s Club from 1966-1968. While living in Florida, she was active in the children’s ministry at her church and was a Meals on Wheels volunteer. She was an excellent seamstress and found joy in creating clothes for her children and grandchildren. She was a gentle, caring soul who gave her heart and time generously to all.

The family will receive friends at 1PM Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Piperton United Methodist Church with a Memorial Service to follow at 2PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Page Robbins Adult Day Care at 1961 S. Houston Levee Rd., Collierville, TN 38017; Baptist Reynolds Hospice House at 1520 W. Poplar Ave., Collierville, TN 38017; or the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey at 635 S. Clinton Ave., Trenton, NJ 08611.