Jesse "Buddy" Newton, age 55, of Oak Grove, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at his home. He was born March 16, 1957, in Houston, Texas, the son of Chester and Jessie Stiles Newton. Jesse was a member of South Main Baptist Church. He enjoyed going to church and listening to gospel music. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Phillip Newton.
Survivors include, son, Jesse Newton and wife Val of Minnesota; daughter, Sarah Lee and husband Jeremy of Minnesota; sisters, Barbara Armstrong and husband Don of Texas, Doris Dimler and husband Lant of Georgia and Mary Henry of Oak Grove; nieces, Courtney Dimler and Karen Gillespie; and numerous cousins and a host of friends.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 11th from 8:30-10:00am at Regency Funeral Home in Malvern.
Graveside service will be Saturday, August 11th at 10:30am at Lono Cemetery with Brother Gene Fulcher officiating. Pallbearers will be Rodney Pulley, Alan Pulley, Bob Howell, Terry Bracy, Steve Kirk, Gene Clements, and Jesse Newton, Jr.
Arrangements are by Regency Funeral Home. You may sign the guestbook at regencyfuneralhome.com.