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Jane Roquemore Newton

July 1, 1932 — June 24, 2018

VIEW VIDEO TRIBUTE      Lillian Jane Roquemore Newton passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Forsyth City Cemetery. Rev. J. Wesley Privett will officiate. The family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel. Jane, the daughter of the late Jim and Durant Roquemore was born July 1, 1932, in Forsyth, Georgia. Her husband, Charles (Sonny) Leo Newton, Jr., her son, Charles Ronald Newton, her daughter, Sarah Alice Newton and her grandchild, Demi Collier preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Mary Persons High School and a graduate of Bessie Tift College receiving a BS degree in Home Economics. Jane was employed as a home economics teacher with Atwater Junior High School, Upson County, Georgia from 1953 until 1955. She retired from the Monroe County Tax Assessor as Chief Appraiser, was a former Deputy Clerk for Monroe County Superior Court and a former member of Monroe County Jury Commission. She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, a member of Rum Creek Quilters, a member of United Daughters of the Confederacy, a member of Monroe Historical Society, a member of GA Association of Assessing Officials and a member of Monroe County Board of Assessors. Jane loved genealogy and Mary Persons football. Survivors include her children, Susan Newton Samples, Frank Newton (Chasity) and Cherie Ramsey (Darren); grandchildren, Jessica Sherman (Howard), Julie Cavanaugh (Josh), Dani Newton, Madison Bradford and Dusty Ramsey; great grandchildren, Hunter and Sonny Sherman, Tyler Cavanaugh, Baleigh Newton, Liam Stamps, Cayden and Cruz Mclendon-Newton, sisters-in-law, Louise Maddox and Dottie Newton, brother-in-law, Raymond Newton (Gwin). Jane loved her caregivers, Mary Ellis, Janice King and Rynika Howard. The family may be contacted at the residence of Frank and Chasity Newton, 191 Lee King Road, Forsyth, GA 31029. The family suggests for the graveside service “Come as you are”. Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.      
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Monroe County Memorial Chapel

86 W Main St, Forsyth, GA 31029

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Forsyth City Cemetery

, Forsyth, GA 31029

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