Gloria Ann Wilson Newton, 82, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at her residence.
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She was the daughter of the late Edward Gaines and Margaret Melissa Wright Wilson.
She was a member of First Christian Church, and Lillard Circle, and served on various committees of the church.
She retired from Boulevard Distillery, and was a member of the Daylily Club in Lexington, Orchid Society, and Anderson County Democratic Woman's Club.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Harry Norbert Newton; daughter, Carolyn N. Sims and fiancee Gary Drury; sister Ella (Kelly) New; grandchildren, Lance (Ashley) Sims, Lawrenceburg, Tammy Theoharis, Virginia, Lauren Elizabeth Huffman, and Clayton Edward (Jamie) Huffman, both of Florida; and great grandchildren Cason Riley Sims, Lawrenceburg and Alexander Theoharis, Virginia.
She was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Huffman; sisters Nancy Cobb and Mary Margaret Cody; and a brother, Joe Wilson.
Funeral services were held May 19 at First Christian Church with Rev. Jim Wheeler officiating. Burial followed in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church Memorial Fund, 300 South Main Street, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.
Casketbearers were Jerry New, Rusty Newton, Chris Emmons, Joe Wilson, Jim Link and Wendell Bruce. Honorary bearers were grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Published in The Anderson News on May 22, 2013