Zoe ""Dolores"" (Russell) Newton, 90, of Toledo, Ohio formerly of West Frankfort, Illinois passed away at 1:30 p.m. Monday, September 16, 2013 in The Lutheran Home, Toledo, Ohio.
She was born February 1, 1923 in West Frankfort, Illinois to Lowell and Zella (Webb) Russell.
She was employed in food service for the schools in West Frankfort and Southern Illinois University at various housing locations; she was a member of First Christian Church in West Frankfort.
She married Perry Newton and he preceded her in death.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Newton; daughter, Deborah Gregory; parents; two sisters, Ruby Horsley and Boyce Ewing.
Survivors include her sister, Iris Dean Shryock of Jefferson, Texas; brother, Jack (Sandy) Russell of West Frankfort; son-in-law, Philip Gregory of Lambertville, Michigan; grandchildren: Brandon (Alison) Gregory of Sunrise, Arizona; Laura Gregory of Lambertville, Michigan; Matt (Kara) Gregory of Center, Texas; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 27, 2013 at Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort, Illinois with Minister Jason Ishmael officiating. Visitation will be Friday, September 27, 2013 at the funeral home from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the memorial service.
Burial will be private.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church – West Frankfort, Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at the funeral home.
Online condolences of sympathy may be made at www.unionfh.com.