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Paul Keller Newton

January 14, 1926 - November 19, 2012
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Paul K. "P.K." Newton Sylvania– Paul Keller "P.K." Newton, age 86, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. He was born in Screven County in the Halcyondale Community, was a retired farmer and a member of Union Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Screven County Shrine Club, the 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, Royal Order of the Jesters, a Mason, member of the Sylvania Rotary Club and former Rotary Club Citizen of the Year. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Newton also served as a Board Member of the American Soybean Assn., was a Georgia Soybean Assn. Organizer, Member...
Paul K. "P.K." Newton

Sylvania– Paul Keller "P.K." Newton, age 86, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. He was born in Screven County in the Halcyondale Community, was a retired farmer and a member of Union Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Screven County Shrine Club, the 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, Royal Order of the Jesters, a Mason, member of the Sylvania Rotary Club and former Rotary Club Citizen of the Year. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Newton also served as a Board Member of the American Soybean Assn., was a Georgia Soybean Assn. Organizer, Member of Georgia Farm Bureau, served as Screven County Commissioner for 10 years, was a former president of the Georgia Crop Improvement Assn., was Soil Conservation Man of the Year, was a former Board Member for Planters Electric Membership Corp., graduated in 1950 with a B.S. Degree from University of Georgia with a Major in Agronomy and a Minor in Forestry. He was preceded in death by his Parents: Frederick Braswell, Sr. & Catherine Elizabeth Keller Newton; Brothers: Fred B. Newton, Jr.; Sister: Catherine Newton Pfeiffer.

Survivors: Sons and Daughter-In-Law: Paul Keller, Jr. & Mary Ann Newton of Statesboro and Allen Shuler Newton of Sylvania; Sister-In-Law: Doris Brown Newton of Sylvania; Caregivers: Eva Fulcher and Florrie Pierce; Several Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.

Funeral Services: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at 2:00 P.M. at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Mann officiating. Burial at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Halcyondale Community.

Pallbearers: Rick Newton, Michael Newton, Allen Daley, Matthew Pfeiffer, Eric Forehand, Mike Daley, Lee Andrew Mobley and Koelker Pfeiffer. Honorary Pallbearers: Sidney Jenkins, Earl Dabbs, Donald Sheppard, Bill Lord, Augustine Bunce and Nathaniel Roberts.

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. www.thompsonstricklandwaters.com.

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