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Mary Lee Newton

January 29, 1939 — November 29, 2020

Mary Lee Newton, 81, of Marion, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 5:00 am at Marion Rehabilitation & Nursing.

Mary was born January 29, 1939 in Marion the daughter of Ray and Mary (Motsinger) Rice.  She married Howard Newton in 1955 in Marion and he preceded her in death in 1999.

She retired from Marion Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her:

Son – Don Newton (Pam) of Marion

Son – Mike Newton of Marion


Ryan Newton (Sherese) of Marion

Cassie Motes (Cameron) of Arkansas

Whitney Carales (Josh) of West Frankfort

Adam Cannon (Valerie) of Tennessee

Ten Great Grandchildren

Brother – Kenny Rice (Sherry) of Crown Point, Indiana

Preceded by her Parents, husband and great grandchild

Graveside services will be Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 11 am at Maplewood Cemetery with Rev. John Burnett officiating.  Family and friends are asked to meet directly at the cemetery. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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