Alan Blair Newton Sr.

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Alan Blair Newton Sr., age 73, of Cumming passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at his residence after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Alan was born Aug. 27, 1939, in Wichita, Kan., to the late William and Dorothy Watkins Newton.
Along with his parents and siblings, Alan moved to Hapeville in 1948. He attended College Street Elementary School in Hapeville and graduated from Hapeville High School in 1958. He married his high school sweetheart, Elizabeth McCannon, June 26, 1960, in Hapeville.
After serving his country in the U.S. Army, he graduated from Georgia State College in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. In 1971 he and his partner started Stockholders Systems Inc., a very successful computer software company, from which he retired in 1995.
Alan and Elizabeth have lived in Hapeville, East Point, Roswell, Alpharetta, and Cumming. They are members of the Midway United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, the former Agnes Elizabeth McCannon; two sons, Alan Blair Newton Jr. and his wife Linda of Cumming, David Travis Newton of Decatur; two granddaughters, Blair Elizabeth and Anna Marie Newton of Cumming; two brothers, Neil Newton of Sharpsburg, Mike Newton of Morrow; and one sister, Leslie Newton Rose of Douglasville.
The funeral will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, at 10 a.m. at the Chapel of Roswell United Methodist Church in Roswell, with the Rev. Stacey Hanson officiating. Interment will follow at the Westview Cemetery in Atlanta. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Friday, Dec. 21, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and at the Parlor of Roswell United Methodist Church Saturday, Dec. 22, from 9-10 a.m.
Condolences may be made at
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Forsyth County News from Dec. 20 to Dec. 24, 2012