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Jerry Wayne Newton

October 6, 1967 ~ March 10, 2023 (age 55) 55 Years Old


Decatur ~ Jerry Wayne Newton, 55, went to be with our Lord, Friday, March 10, 2023.

Funeral is  10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Aurora Baptist Church with burial Noon Friday at Buffalo Gap Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

Jerry was born October 6, 1967 to Johnny and Dolores (Brady) Newton in Buffalo Gap, Texas. He was united in marriage May 30, 1987 to Paula Whitehurst. He was a graduate of Arlington Baptist College, and a self-employed welder in the construction industry for years. Jerry was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend to many who will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his father, Johnny Clinton Newton.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Paula Newton; his mother, Dolores Newton; his sons, Kody Newton and wife Tiffany, Monty Newton, and Tyler Newton and wife Lacey; his sister, Brandy; 5 grandchildren, Averie, Bexlie, Skye, Kave, and Koen; numerous extended family members and a host of friends.

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March 15, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hawkins Funeral Home - Decatur
405 E Main St
Decatur, Texas 76234-1513

Funeral Service
March 16, 2023

10:00 AM
Aurora Baptist Church

Aurora, TX

March 17, 2023

12:00 PM
Buffalo Gap Cemetery
3241 FM 89
Buffalo Gap, TX 79508


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