Vera C. Newton, 81, widow of Nelson Newton, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019 at the Crestview Center in Shelbyville.
She was a native of Harrodsburg and had been employed for many years as the accounts payable supervisor at Landmark Community Newspapers. She enjoyed reading most anything and loved to listen to music, especially gospel music.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Riker Newton and six siblings.
Survivors include: two sons, Tim Newton (Stephanie) of Roswell, GA and Nelson Newton (Regina) of Shelbyville; and six grandchildren, Julia Newton, Hannah Newton, and Hayley Newton, all of Roswell, GA and Tiffany Medley (Baker), Ashley Hill (Clinton), Nicole Newton, all of Shelbyville.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Feb. 21, at noon at the Shannon Funeral Home, in Shelbyville with the Rev. Greg Gallagher officiating. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.
Visitation is 10 a.m. until the hour of service Thursday, Feb. 21 at the funeral home.
Expression of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association.