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Joseph Norman Newton
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  • First Baptist Church
    681 McCants Drive
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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“I knew Norman all of my life and he was one of the finest men I have ever known. He was a great husband who loved his wife and his God. My father...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Charles Williams - Mount Pleasant, SC

“My heartfelt prayers go out to the Newtons and other family members. May God be with you in your time of need. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Rob Murdock - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Mr. Norman you will be greatly missed by your family and friends. Thank you for your service to God's kingdom. Also thank you for letting my boys...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Gail Gamble - Friend

“My thought and prayers are with you all. May you feel God's comfort and peace. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gwen Bailey

“Norman was a good friend and a great Sunday School Teacher. I will be praying for the family. Wallace Fender. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Wallace Fender - Mount Pleasant, SC

“It was such a pleasure and blessing to have known Norman. I always looked forward to seeing him in the Sunday School life group each week. Our time...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Charles Reed - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Rest well, my good friend; you deserve it. The children and grandchildren are fine. Thank you for teaching me how to get the paper out when I was a...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Ron Campbell - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC


Joseph Norman Newton, 86, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of the late Margaret Marlene Newton, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021. The Funeral Service will be Friday, May 21, 2021 in First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant, 681 McCants Drive at 11 AM. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 20, 2021 between the hours of 6 and 8 PM at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Norman was born July 21, 1934 in Denmark, South Carolina, a son of the late John Heyward Newton and Roberta Staley Newton. He was a US Navy Veteran serving as a radio operator for two years. Norman was a longtime faithful and dedicated member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant. He retired from The Post and Courier after many years of loyal employment. Norman was a loving husband, father, grandfather, "Papa" and friend.

Surviving are four sons, Joseph "Joey" Newton, Jr. (Betty), John "Johnny" Newton (Alice), Troy Newton (Stacey) and Loren Newton (Beth) all of Mt Pleasant, SC; nine grandchildren: Sarah, Danica, John, Olivia, Isabelle, Carrie Lynn, Emma, Maggie and Kassie; two sisters, Thelma Newton McCarthy and Rachel Newton Broome, and one brother, Robert Matthew Newton (Gail).

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his sister, Lorenne Newton Jefferson and brother, James Morris Newton.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 681 McCants Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.