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Carr & Erwin Funeral Home

1228 East College Street, Pulaski, TN

OBITUARY

Laton C Newton

March 11, 1935March 7, 2020
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Laton C. Newton, age 84, died on Saturday, March 7, 2020. He was born in Pulaski, TN on March 11, 1935 to the late Littie Newton Carpenter. He was a Beech Hill High School graduate and a dedicated member of the New Zion Baptist Church. Also, he retired as an Army Veteran, a machinist at Cosmolab, and a Farmer. Laton was preceded in death by his 2 brothers, Lester Newton and Richard Carpenter.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce H. Newton of Pulaski, TN, his son, James Terry Newton and wife Tammy of Pulaski, TN, his daughter, Laura Newton Jean and husband Donald of Kelso, TN, his sister, Barbara Parsons and husband Edward of Pulaski, TN, his step-sisters, Willa Dean Gordon of Pulaski, TN, and Betty Jo Watts of Pulaski, TN, his grandchildren, Nathaniel Hillis of Mcburg, TN, Jeremy Hillis and wife Cassie of Mcburg, TN, and Dakota Newton and wife Rita of Lawrenceburg, TN, his great grandchildren, Sophie Newton of Lawrenceburg, TN, Jackson Newton of Lawrenceburg, TN, Gus Newton of Lawrenceburg, TN, Riley Hillis of Mcburg, TN, Jónsi Newton of Lawrenceburg, TN, and Eleanor Newton of Lawrenceburg, TN, his special friend, Gary Elder aka “Cowboy”, and his brother, Henry Carpenter.

The Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with the Masonic Funeral Rites to follow at 7:00 p.m. at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home with the burial to following in New Zion Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the V.A. Van Fund: C/O Giles County Veterans Alliance- P.O. Box 1071, Pulaski, TN 38478 Carr & Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Masonic funeral rites Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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Paul Hughett

March 10, 2020

I’ll always have fond memories of Uncle Laton

Thoughts and Prayers from Swansea, MA

Nephew Paul and Kelly

Harvey & Virginia Hughett

March 10, 2020

Good bye brother in law. The miles separated us, you and my dear sister, for most of our lives but you were always in our thoughts and prayers. The occasions we did get together created fond memories. Rest In Peace until we meet on the other side.
Wayne and Ginger.

Butch and Joyce Sublett

March 9, 2020

Laura, Nathaniel and Jeremy,

We are so sorry for your loss. We will be unable to be there with you but want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
We Love You.

Butch & Joyce

Shelia Brasher

March 9, 2020

Laura and family,

Just wanted you all to know that I am very sorry for your loss.
Thoughts and prayers for your family.
Shelia (Robinson) Brasher

Toby Barrett

March 8, 2020

So sorry for your lose. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

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