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Charles C. Newton Sr.

SoVaNow.com / September 11, 2013

Charles C. Newton Sr., 60, of Clarksville entered eternal rest Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at Ashland Nursing and Rehab Center, Ashland.

Mr. Newton was born in Mecklenburg County on July 11, 1953 to the late Albert Sr. and Annie Carrington Newton.

He was a graduate of Bluestone Senior High School and attended Danville Community and Southside Virginia Community College.

Mr. Newton was a deacon at Cherry Hill Baptist Church. He was a former corrections officer at Mecklenburg Correctional Center and a receptionist at Lake Motel.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.

Cherishing his memories are his children, Chartoya Newton of Prince George, Charles Newton Jr. (Tayana) of Lithonia, Ga., and Chauncey Newton (Chrisangela) of Snellville, Ga.; eight grandchildren, Te’Ara, Tamara, Damonte, Demetrius, Jordan, Cadence, Caelynn and Cailey; two brothers, Albert Newton (Beverly) of Atlanta, and Joe Newton (Ann) of East Orange, N.J.; one sister, Viola Davis (Stanford) of Irvington, N.J.; devoted friend, Mary Brooks and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Saturday, Sept. 7, at Cherry Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Raymond Dowdy officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery

Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

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