CLEAR SPRING, Md. — Deborah G. Newton, 61, of Clear Spring, Md., died early Monday morning, Jan. 10, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Born Dec. 28, 1949, in Loma Linda, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Gareld and Erma Shelton. She was the wife of Thomas L. Newton, her husband of 39 years.
Mrs. Newton was a graduate of Monta Vista High School in Whittier, Calif.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are her two daughters, Leigh Newton and Kelly (Newton) Baez along with her husband, Joe Baez. She had one grandchild, Alexander Thomas Baez. He was the light of her life.
Arrangements were entrusted to Minnich Funeral Home in Hagerstown. As per Mrs. Newton’s wishes, a small memorial was held to honor her memory and celebrate her life at her home in Clear Spring.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations may be made instead to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Online condolences are accepted at www.minnichfh.com.