BLYTHE, Ga. - Russell D. Newton III, age 66, of Blythe, GA, entered into eternal rest on March 15, 2008 at Burke Medical Center, Waynesboro, GA. He is survived by his wife, Barbara P. Newton. He was the son of the late Mattie Lee Blount and Russell D. Newton Jr. He was retired and had worked as an electrical mechanic for General Electric, New Orleans, LA. Funeral services for Mr. Newton will be conducted on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 2:00 PM at Robertson's Heritage Chapel, 220 East Sixth Street, Waynesboro, GA with Rev. Bobby Coleman officiating. Interment will follow. Serving as pallbearers will be Curtis Thrift, Frank Bartlett, Cody Mantooth, Nathan Mantooth, Wendell Stinchcomb and Gary Melton.
The Augusta Chronicle-March 18, 2008