JoAnn Monk

JoAnn Monk, 74, passed away on May 16, 2018, at her son's home in Arizona. JoAnn was born in Newton to Tennis and Maggie Thornton.


Sylvia Roland

Mrs. Sylvia Ann Roland, 72, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson. Visitation was held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Friday May 4 at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake.

Millie McGee

Funeral services for Millie McGee were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2 at Morning Star Baptist Church. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at Dunlap & Thames Funeral Home, Newton.


City mourns loss of Gordon


The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.



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