Mt. Vernon Register-News

February 6, 2013

Justin Newton


— Justin R. Newton, 22, of Woodlawn, died 8:40 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.

He was born Saturday, June 2, 1990, in Mt. Vernon, son of Twila (Harris) Newton.

He is survived by his mother, Twila Newton of Woodlawn; grandmother, Agnes Harris of Woodlawn; twin brothers, Cody and Derek Newton of Woodlawn; stepfather, Rick Kloss of Arkansas; stepbrother, Chad Kloss of Arkansas; stepsister, Christina Cole of Arkansas; uncle, Jerry Harris, Jr. of Mt. Vernon; beloved puppy, Stormy; and several cousins and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jerry Harris.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn with the Rev. Mike Burns officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Newton family and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.