Alfred Franklin NewtonPublished 3:37pm Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Alfred Franklin Newton, 75, husband of Jeanette Yelton Newton, of 1097 Ted Smith Road in Rutherfordton, N.C. went home to be with the Lord Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 20, 1936 in Polk County, he was a son of the late Grady Newton and Angus Cantrell Newton. Mr. Newton was retired from Hoechst Fibers, was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Sandy Springs Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Randy Newton and wife Tami of Union, S.C.; two daughters, Sharon Dellinger and husband, Mike, of Wilmington, N.C., Sandra Francis and husband, Andy, of Forest City, N.C.; three brothers, Homer Newton of Tryon, Stanley Newton and Chris Newton, both of Greenwood, S.C.; three sisters, Jeanette Byrd of Laurel, Miss., Barbara Dotson and Reba Hudgins, both of Rutherfordton; five grandchildren, Kyle, Ashley and Kenna Newton, Hope Francis and Kelli Honeycutt. Also a special friend, Olean Lail of Rutherfordton.
The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at Eggers Funeral Home of Chesnee.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 27 at Sandy Springs Baptist Church, with the Rev. Phil Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will be at the residence.
E-condolences may be sent online to www.eggersfuneralhome.com. Eggers Funeral Home & Crematory, Chesnee, S.C.