Martha Sue Newton

Martha Sue Newton, 91, of Russellville, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2022.

Ms. Newton was a Christian and a member of First United Methodist Church of Russellville. She served on many committees at the church and was a member of The Women of First United Methodist. Martha Sue worked for, prior to owning, Coopers Cleaners of Russellville for 63 years of loyal service to her customers, who she loved and was honored to serve. For over 20 years, Martha Sue enjoyed traveling on Citizens Bank trips and with Brenda Hall group trips.

She is survived by her nephews, Jim Hester (Louise) -  who served as caregivers, Joe Hester (Cindy) and Jerry Fuller (Rhonda); nieces, Jean Ross (Frosty), Janice Hester, Judy Robinson, Carol Aday (Lee), Linda Lindsey and Reba O’Daniels; sister, Betty Lindsey; brother, Robert T. “Buddy” Newton (Sandra), as well as a host of loving great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and beloved friends who will miss her sweet personality greatly.

Martha Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Taylor “Red” Newton and Ada Baird Newton; brothers, James Newton and Charles Newton; sisters, Gladys Glover, Willodean Robinson and Imogene Hester and nephew, Bobby Fuller.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022, at Pinkard Funeral Home of Russellville from 6 – 9 p.m. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at First United Methodist Church of Russellville, at 1 p.m. Ms. Newton will lie in state from noon until 1 p.m. in the church. Interment will follow at KP Cemetery.


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