Edna Mae "Ade" Newton Obituary in Tchula at Lakefront Memorial Funeral Home
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Edna Mae "Ade" Newton

07/02/1940 - 09/21/2021

Obituary For Edna Mae "Ade" Newton

07/02/1940-09/21/2021

VISITATION:

Saturday, October 2, 2021 2 p.m.- 5 p.m. Lakefront Memorial Funeral Home Chapel 976 Main St. Tchula, MS 39169

FUNERAL SERVICE:

Sunday, October 3, 2021 1 p.m. Saints Academy Church of God In Christ, Inc. 16979 Hwy 17 Lexington, MS 39095

INTERNMENT:

Greenwood Memorial Gardens Greenwood, MS

OBITUARY:

Edna Mae Newton affectionately known as "Ade" was born July 2, 1940 in Tchula, MS to the late Laney Bankhead, Sr. and the late Christine Smart-Bankhead.

Edna had six siblings. Two sisters; Wardine Brown and Estella Cage, four brothers; Tommy Lee Bankhead, Clarence Bankhead, Laney Bankhead, Jr. and Willie Bankhead whom all preceded her in death.

Edna grew up in the Quofaloma community, Tchula, MS. She attended Mileston School, where she later became a well respected and loved employee. She retired in 1999.

Edna accepted Christ at Quofaloma M. B. Church under the leadership of Rev. A.A. Buckner. She served on the mother board and was a prominent member of the choir. Her love for singing later developed into as singing group called "The Gospel Traveler's"

Edna united in holy matrimony to John Wesley, Sr. of Tchula, MS; who preceded her death. To this union was born nine children; Linda Medley of Galesburg, IL; Barbara Shatcher, Palentine, IL; Hattie Newton, Milwaukee,WS; Patricia Harvey, Tchula, MS; Joann Banks(Joe Drake)Tchula, MS; Debra Jamison(Ocie)Peoria,IL; Cynthia Newton(James Burns) Tchula, MS; Tunja March(Roosevelt) Lexington, MS; and John Newton, Jr., Itta Bena, MS.

Edna has thirty five grandchildren; seventy-five great grandchildren; special nephews, Tommy(Sonny)Paige, Laney Bankhead, Jr., Robert Bankhead, Floyd Bankhead and Tyrone Bankhead, Sr.

Edna has host of nieces, nephews, a lot of friends and special friends whom she loved dearly and called sisters, brothers and children. Rosezene Anderson, Bernice Wilson, Alfredia Calahan, Robert Shaffer and Dorothy Brookes. Six-In-Laws, Mary (Willie) Mayze, Susie Newton, Mary Sanders, Ruby Bankhead, Joseph Newton Jr., and Solomon Newton.

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My Cart

Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Lakefront Memorial Funeral Home.
For Customer Service please call: 1-888-610-8262

 

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