Wanda Rose Newton, 74, of Holy Cross, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, at Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Home from complications of an auto accident. She was born Aug. 6, 1947, in Washington County. She was a retired director of the Nelson County Child Development Center and member of Holy Cross Church. She was a proud grandmother and loved her large extended family.
Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Howard Newton (2001); one infant daughter, Theresa Marie Newton; her parents, Joseph Adrian and Mary Cecilia Elder Mattingly; and two sisters, Shirley Banta and Betty Jean Cambron.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen Ann (Greg) Simpson, of Owensboro, and Susan Elizabeth (George) Boone, of Lyons Station; two sons, J. Howard (Barbara Jean McDonald) Newton, of Holy Cross, and Jody (Becky Cecil) Newton, of Holy Cross; nine grandchildren, Michael (Brooke) Fogle, Kevin Fogle, Kristen Boone, Katelyn Boone, Ellie Newton, Thomas Boone, Camden Newton, Keegan Newton and Lanie Newton; two great-grandsons, Easton and Rowan; two sisters, Pat Miles, of Louisville, and Jane Wheatley, of Bardstown; and five brothers, Tom Mattingly, of Louisville, J. W. and Ricky Mattingly, both of Bardstown, Ronnie Mattingly, of Springfield, and John Mattingly of Lexington.
The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 59 New Haven Road in Loretto. The Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Pallbearers are Michael Fogle, Kevin Fogle, Thomas Boone, Mark Cambron, Chad Mattingly and Jamie Newton; Honorary Pallbearers are Camden Newton and Keegan Newton. Mattingly Funeral Home
is in charge of arrangements.
Published by The Kentucky Standard from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2021.