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Janis Lea Newton

October 1, 1933—January 23, 2018

MEMPHIS – Janis Lea Newton passed away at her home in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2018, at the age of 84.

Janis was born Oct. 1, 1933, to Fred and Floy Arnold, and grew up in Nebraska with her three siblings, Phyllis, Glenda, and Wade. She and Charles Newton Sr. were married in Plattsmouth, Neb., Dec. 18, 1954. They later had two sons, Charles Newton Jr. and Jim Newton.

Janis will be fondly remembered as a devoted mother and loving friend and will be missed by many. She is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Floy Arnold; her husband, Charles Newton Sr.; sister, Phyllis Morris; brother, Wade Newton; and her granddaughter Lauren Newton.

She is survived by her two sons, Charles Newton Jr., Jim Newton and her granddaughter Lindsey (Newton) Arrasmith.

A visitation was held Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. with a memorial service immediately following.


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