Anne Rodgers Walker Newton - 2002

Submitted by: Mary Jean Inscoe

Anne W. Newton
 

Anne Rodgers Walker Newton, 85, of Rye, N.Y., died at her home Sunday,
May 26, 2002. She was the widow of Blake Tyler Newton Jr., formerly of Hague.
 

Mrs. Newton grew up in north Carolina and Georgia and was a graduate of
Washington Seminary School in Atlanta.
 

She was also a 1938 graduate of Sweetbriar College and a 1941 graduate of
Emory University. She was trained as a hospital technician.
 

Mrs. Newton was director of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Association in Stratford
for many years, and was later honorary director. She was a member of various clubs,
and organizations in Greenwich, Conn.
 

Survivors include two daughters, Anne Walther of San Francisco, Calif., and Julia
Newton of Los Angeles, Calif..; a son Blake Newton of Garrison, N.Y.; five
grandchildren and one great grandchild.
 

A funeral was held Thursday, May 30, at Christ Church in Greenwich. Burial was
Monday, June 3, in the Newton Family cemetery in Hague.
 

Welch Funeral Home, Montross, handled local arrangements.

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