Betty J. Newlon, age 89, a resident of Philippi passed away Friday July 7, 2017 at her residence she was born May 5, 1928 in Harrison, Co. a daughter of the late Robert and Florence (Buck) Ewing. Betty was united in marriage on May 30, 1947 to Marion Junior Newlon, who preceded her in death on May 5, 1994. Surviving is
One daughter, Kathy Rose of Philippi
One son, Steven C. Newlon and wife Mary L. of Philippi
One sister, Joy Anderson of Bridgeport
Two granddaughters, Heidi Phillips of Philippi and Amy Jo Rahming of Clarksburg
Three Step grandchildren, Jody of Beverly, Bob of Summersville, George of Clarksburg
Several great grandchildren and step great grandchildren, 4 step great great-grandchildren
Betty was preceded in death by one son, Gary, 3 sisters, and 3 brothers.
Betty was a real estate broker and owner of Four Season Reality, and was a member of the Board of Realtors, she enjoyed sewing and designing clothing, enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers, and she was a member of the Jerusalem United Methodist Church where she sang in the church choir.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Monday July 10, from 1-4 and 6-8 pm and on Tuesday July 11, from 8- 11 am the service hour with Pastor Bryan Headley and Pastor Sam Haught officiating. Interment will follow in the Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery.