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Juanita Edith "Edee" Newton


1943 - 2016 Obituary Condolences

A celebration of life service will be held on June 3, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Valley Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall (4800 Fruitvale Ave. Bakersfield, Ca.) luncheon immediately following, all are welcome.

Edee was born in Bakersfield, California to Frank and Gladyst Pennington. She graduated from South High School in 1961. She enjoyed her dogs, traveling, shopping, movies, Nascar, and music, especially country and gospel. Above all, she loved the Lord and her family.

Edee considered the town of Brownsville, Oregon her second home, where she was a member of the Brownsville Assembly of God.

Edee was preceded in death by her parents, sister Dorothy Morris of Bakersfield, and her brother Richard Pennington of Citrus Heights, Ca. Edee is survived by her husband Michael Newton, daughter Deborah Prosser (Reed); grandchildren Taylor Prosser and Logan Prosser (Jenny), all of Bakersfield. Siblings Shirley Miller Williams of Tehachapi, Ca., Frank Pennington of Bakersfield, Pat Massey of Brownsville, Or. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Hoffman Hospice for their loving compassionate care, and Pastor Phil Neighbors of Valley Baptist Church for his spiritual support.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to Hoffman Hospice.

Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 27, 2016
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