SHELBY-Mrs. Mildred Inez Hoyle Newton, 83, of Shelby, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Hospice of Cleveland County at Wendover.
A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Nathan Hoyle and Hester Sigmon Hoyle.
She had worked at Esther Mill as a Creel Tender. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, playing bingo and traveling.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Mills Newton; son, Garland Mills Newton Jr.; son-in-law, Phil Gibson; and nine brothers and sisters.
She is survived by two daughters, Jane Gibson of Shelby, and Diana Smith and husband Dennis of Grover; three grandchildren, Sheri Neal and husband Tom, Judy Kats and husband Dan, and Philip Gibson; three great-grandchildren, Jessica Foster, Kristi Graham, and Courtney Neal; five great-great-grandchildren, JJ Dixon, Haylie Dixon, Dezi Dixon, Ava Tucker and Greyson Saldo; and three sisters, Madge Melton, Mavin Swofford and husband John, and Ruth Brown.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland Funeral Services.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel
Officiated By: The Rev. Mike Chambers
Burial: Sunset Cemetery
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, N.C. 28150
Online condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com