Lawrence R. “Larry” Newton

Lawrence R. “Larry” Newton, 88, of Springdale, died Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville.  He was born October 22, 1930 in Des Moines, Iowa to Arthur Theodore and Cora Kathryn Ferguson Newton.

Larry was a veteran of the Army.  He was a pastor for throughout his life with several churches in the Seymour, Missouri area and northwest Arkansas, and was known as the pastor’s pastor.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Angie (Glenn) Newton; three children, Patti Brown and husband William, Charles Newton and wife Joy, Tedd Newton and wife Anita; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two infant daughters, Louise Anette and Jeanie Marie, and two brothers, Calvin and Charles Newton.

A funeral service was held Monday, October 29, at Ray of Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Nob Hill with interment at Drakes Creek Cemetery.