Nunnelee Funeral Chapel

205 North Stoddard, Sikeston, MO


Ritta Sue Newton

March 16, 1952June 10, 2019

Ritta “Sue” Newton age 67, passed away on June 10, 2019, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Born March 16, 1952, in Matthews, MO., to the late Clint and Clodean Bewley Hensley. On December 29, 1993 in Benton, MO., she married Benny Newton, who survives of the home. Other survivors include: two sons and two daughters-in-law, Steven and Lisa Hadder Jr. of Sikeston, MO., and Michael W. and Katherine Cole Jr. of St. Charles, MO.; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Michelle and Randy Lemons of Alexander, AR., and Stephanie and Michael Lee of Bryant, AR.; one brother, Clint Hensley Jr. of Morehouse, MO.; three sisters, Barbara Matney of Hallsville, MO., Gail Byrum of Sikeston, MO., and Mary Howard of Sikeston, MO.; 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday June 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, MO. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston, MO. Pallbearers: Jacob Cole, Michael W. Cole III, Chris Hensley, Gary Howard Jr., Olin “Dink” Boes and Kevin Hensley. Honorary Pallbearer: Hunter Breeden. On line condolences may be sent to www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com


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Connie Breeden Kelly

June 13, 2019

Sue and I had a lot of good times working at Todd uniform and giving each other hair cuts and perms. Our daughters hung around together some.my deepest sympathy to Benny and the kids love you all

Charles Scales

June 13, 2019

Benny, so sorry to learn about the loss of your wife. I knew Sue all through school and she was always a fun loving person. Gone much to soon.

Beverly Watson

June 12, 2019

So sorry for your loss! I was hoping to get to meet this beautiful lady one day, she was always so kind to my daughter (Lisa) . R.I.P. sweet lady. Love , Beverly