Sue Newton

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Sue Newton

SIKESTON — Ritta “Sue” Newton, 67, died June 10, 2019, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born March 16, 1952, in Matthews, she was the daughter of the late Clint and Clodean Bewley Hensley.

On Dec. 9, 1993, in Benton, 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 and Michael W. and Katherine Cole Jr. of St. Charles; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Michelle and Randy Lemons of Alexander, Ark., and Stephanie and Michael Lee of Bryant, Ark.; one brother, Clint Hensley Jr. of Morehouse; three sisters, Barbara Matney of Hallsville, Gail Byrum of Sikeston and Mary Howard of Sikeston; and 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston.

Pallbearers will be: Jacob Cole, Michael W. Cole III, Chris Hensley, Gary Howard Jr., Olin “Dink” Boes and Kevin Hensley.

Honorary Pallbearer will be: Hunter Breeden.

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