ZION BAPT. CHURCH CEMETERY, NEW ZION, Hwy 31 Alt. GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE.
3rd stone in the row on our left. The first big one that leans slightly to our right from the others 5 modern granite markers visible here.
We are now on the east side of the road, in front of the old church building.
NEWTON, Walter L., 1876 - 1958 (Woodman Circle)
NEWTON, Daisy R., (28 Nov) 1881 - (9 May) 1960 (Woodman of the World) (d/o Noah & Amanda Pettus Roberts; w/o Walter L. Newton.) obit
The Pulaski Citizen 11 May 1960.
Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy Roberts Newton, 79, Giles County resident, were held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Bennett-May Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. J. C. Elkins, former pastor, and the Rev. Raymond Crawford, Baptist minister. Burial took place in New Zion Cemetery. Mrs. Newton died about 4 o'clock Monday afternoon, May 9, at Giles County Hospital after an extended illness.
Born November 28, 1881, in Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Noah Roberts and Amanda Pettus Roberts. She had lived most of her life in Giles County and was a member of the Friendship Methodist Church.
Mrs. Newton, widow of Walter L. Newton who died a few years ago, is survived by one sister, Mrs. Belle Barber, Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.
Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Photo, info and transcription by Wayne Austin, 1 Jul 2008. Obituary sent by MB Richardson 7 Jul 2016