FOREST CITY - William Russell Newton, 68, of Forest City, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Rutherford Hospital, following a brief illness. A native of Rutherford County, he was a son of the late Willie P. Newton and Violet Porter Newton.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Shiloh Baptist Church.
Interment will be private for the family in the church cemetery.
The Padgett and King Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
An online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com
The Padgett & King Mortuary
227 East Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 21, 2014