Funeral Services for Lt. James Newton, age 60, of Moody, AL, were held on Friday, January 13, 2012, at 2 PM, at the First Baptist Church of Moody. The family received friends from 6 PM until 9 PM on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Moody. Internment was at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Lt. Newton passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2012. Preceding him in death is his mother, Fannie (Pete) Murphy. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Virginia B. Newton; daughters, Leigh Newton Wade, Gina Marie Newton; sister, Brenda Newton Reid; and grandson, Aaron Wade. Lt. Newton served with the Moody Police Department for over 18 years. Ricky was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many. Condolences may be offered at www.kilgroefuneralhome.com. Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds, AL, directed the services.
Published on  January 19, 2012