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Cecil Graham Newton

July 17, 1926 - March 20, 2010

Cecil Graham Newton, 83, of Mooresville, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at Autumn Care in Statesville.
He was born on July 17, 1926 in Mooresville, to the late Hoyle and Stella Sherrill Newton. He was a WWII veteran serving in the US Army. He was retired from Burlington Mills and a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Christenbury Newton.
He is survived by his daughters, Judy Stonestreet and husband, O.C. of Statesville, Nina Wall and husband, Joey of Mooresville; brothers, Richard Newton, Vernon Newton, Herman Newton, Bobby Newton; sisters, Lorine Rash, Connie Lipe, Ruby Isenhour all of Mooresville; grandchildren, Chris Stonestreet and wife, Gina of Concord, Ashley McKnight of Charlotte; great grandsons, Blake and Ryan Stonestreet.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM on Monday, March 22 at Broad Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Macdonald and Rev. Robert Howard officiating. Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00 PM prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Iredell County, Attn: Ann Trent, 1382 A Shelton Ave, Statesville NC 28677 and/or Broad Street United Methodist Church, 355 S Broad Street, Mooresville, NC 28115.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Newton family.