Patricia L. Newton, 52

JUNE 21, 1960-MARCH 19, 2013

March 19, 2013
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Patricia L. "Patty" Newton, 52, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family following an illness.

Patricia was born June 21, 1960, in Hagerstown, Md.

For seven long years, Patty fought a courageous battle against ALS. Victory was gained early Tuesday morning when she met her Lord and Savior. She will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. 

She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Scott Newton; her father and mother, Norman and Patricia Brown Baker of Conway, S.C.; her grandmother, Lorraine Hunter of Conway; her son, Scottie Newton and his wife, Julie; her daughter, Keri Newton; four grandchildren, Halle, Austin, Julia and Tanner, all of Myrtle Beach; two sisters, Angie Baker of Roanoke, Va., and Teri Elder and her husband, Rick, of Hagerstown; her mother-in-law, Gresta Newton of Myrtle Beach; and her beloved dog of 14 years, T-Bone. She is also survived by many special family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Tom Newton. 

A memorial service will be Friday, March 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. at McMillan-Small Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

The family would like to express its sincere appreciation and gratitude to Caris Hospice. A special thanks to Dana, Paulette, Angela, Diana, Gwen and Pastor Nathan. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ALS Association, S.C. Chapter, 1023 Wappoo Road, Charleston, SC 29407.

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