Marlene A. Newton, 79, of McDonough (formerly of Griffin) died March 25, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Preston Newton. She is survived by sons, Pat, Kim, and Jason; sisters, Estelle Morales, Patricia Martin and Annette Harris; one brother, Johnny Adams; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at Southern Crescent Baptist Church, 334 Lake Dow Road, McDonough, Ga. 30252. Burial will follow at Old Hebron Cemetery in Concord, Ga. SouthCare Cremation and Funeral Society in Stockbridge. 770-692-1181