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Margaret Marlene Newton

Margaret Marlene Newton
  • February 18, 1935 - December 9, 2019
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to:
  • First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant
    681 McCants Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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“I was sorry to read about your wife's death Norman and I apologize for not coming to her funeral. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: charles wlliams - MT PLEASANT, SC

“To Norman and the children, So sorry to hear of Marlene's passing; she was a wonderful lady. We just received the news through little Campbell, Andy...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Campbell - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“You have my deepest sympathy during this time of sorrow. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Wallace Fender - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Sorry for your loss. She will be missed. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Bill Lewis - Phoenix, AZ

“Loren, Beth, Danica and Carrie Lynn,We are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Newton's passing. We were fortunate to meet her during a few scouting activities,...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy. I have such wonderful memories of her growing up in Shemwood. What a special lady. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Clarkin - Johns Island, SC

“Aunt Marlene was one of the kindest and sweetest women I have ever known. I was blessed to call her my aunt. I sometimes wonder how she maintained...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Baldwin - Charleston, SC

“The newton family is in our prayers sorry for you loss ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Tom,Jamie,Samantha Kohler - Huger, SC

“The newton family is in our prayers sorry for you loss ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Tom,Jamie,Samantha Kohler - Huger, SC

“Miss Marlene is instrumental in my relationship with Jesus. She taught me as a child at First Baptist and I have never forgotten her kindness and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Patty Biggerstaff (Samders) - SC


Margaret Marlene Newton, 84, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Joseph Norman Newton entered into eternal rest Monday, December 9, 2019. Her funeral service will be held Friday, December 13, 2019 in First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant, 681 McCants Drive at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road. The family will receive friends in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.

Born February 18, 1935 in Stuart, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Claude English McElveen and the late Margaret Louise Whitten McElveen. Marlene was a member of First Baptist Church for more than 80 years. She lived her faith as an active member of the church teaching generations of families in Sunday School and singing in the choir. Through the years, Marlene worked in both the office at Citadel Square Baptist Church and at First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. She also worked as an office manager in a dental practice.
She was an extraordinary wife, mother, grandmother and friend, and loved by all who knew her.

Marlene will be deeply missed by her husband of 65 years, Norman Newton of Mt. Pleasant, SC; four sons, Joseph "Joey" Newton, Jr. (Betty), Johnny Newton (Alice), Troy Newton (Stacey), and Loren Newton (Beth); brother, Claude "Butch" McElveen, Jr. (Pam); and 10 grandchildren.

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