FREDERICKTOWN — Joyce Marie Newton, 88, of Fredericktown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 25, 1930, in Mount Vernon and was the daughter to the late Kenneth and Helen (Baker) Vickroy.

Joyce was a member of The Red Hat Society. Her love in life was being with her family and especially holiday gatherings.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann M. (Alan) Divelbiss of Fredericktown, and a son, James R. Newton of Mount Vernon; six grandchildren, Travis Divelbiss, Ashton (Bryan) West, Tyler (Katie) Divelbiss, Trey Divelbiss, Caitlyn Newton and Jacob (Morgan) Newton; five great-grandchildren, Hadley, Kai, Ryker, Ari and Ethan; a brother, Don (Wanda) Vickroy of Fredericktown; three sisters, Julia (Jack) Sweet and Marva (Jim) Huff both of Mansfield, Dale (Dick) Catteau of Wooster
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Newton in 2012.

The Newton family will observe private family services. The Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the arrangements for the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Stefanie Spielman Breast Cancer Research, 1480 West Lane Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43221
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