Mrs. Vannie Pearl-Newton-Obituary

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Mrs. Vannie Pearl Newton

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama

Apr 26, 1923 – Sep 20, 2020 (Age 97)

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BORN
April 26, 1923
DIED
September 20, 2020
AGE
97
LOCATION
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama

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A native of Indianola, Mississippi, born a twin to Fate Earl on April 26, 1923 to the late Molian and Hattie Dunning. She was a sister to Pauline Olds and Robert Dunning. She departed this life on September 20, 2020 peacefully at her home.


Vannie Pearl accepted Christ at an early age.  She joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. J.A. Salary.  Rev Michael Newton took over leadership after Rev. Salary died. Her favorite song was "Lord I am willing to run all the way". She remained a faithful member until her health declined.


She met John Marshall Stallens, Sr., in the early 1940's.  Mr. Stallens died in July 1948 due to complications from a work related accident.  To this union she had three children, John Jr., Barbara Ann and Larry.


She met Ercel Newton and they married in 1950.  To this union four children was born; Evida, Treva Elaine, Pamela Yevette and Wendel.


Vannie Newton was an excellent cook on Kappa Avenue all the neighborhood kids would come and eat at her table.  If you came into her house you had to eat.


To celebrate her life four daughters, Barbara McCray, Evida Newsome, Treva Hardaway and Pamela Trotter; one son, Wendell Newton; other relatives and friends.


Viewing at Roberts Chapel, Friday noon until 5pm. Funeral service 12 noon Saturday at Roberts Chapel, burial in Highland Memorial Cemetery.  FACE PROTECTION AND SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED.


 

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