Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88

Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away May 13, 2017.

Jimmy was retired from the Federal Reserve Bank. He was a member of the National Guard, taught Sunday School for many years, and served as a deacon.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Parker Newton.

He is survived by his sisters, Margie Dobbins and Myra (Harvey) Melear; brothers-in-law, Edward (Jill) Parker and Harry (Charlotte) Parker; sister-in-law, Frances Newton; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Monday, May 15, 2017, at 12 p.m., at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park. The family received friends prior to the service from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Jimmy’s memory to the Liberty Baptist Church Building Fund,www.lbcfayette.org.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville –  www.mowellfuneralhome.com