Flora Del Finkley Newton Smith Thompson of Pensacola, Florida, resident of Baptist Manor, went to walk in the heavenly garden on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Born in Dozier, AL on November 2, 1923 to the parents of Jesse and Nicie Finkley. She was the sixth and last survivor of seven children.
Retired employee of Monsanto, she enjoyed growing flowers, cooking, and travel. She was especially loving and generous towards her family.
Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by husbands, Garland Newton, Wilfred Smith, Willis Thompson and by her eldest son, Lamar Newton.
She is survived by her sons, Joe Newton and his wife, Ute; Arnold Newton and his wife, Debbie; her daughter, Eleanor Chatwood and her husband, Roger and her daughter-in-law, Mary Newton. Other survivors include six grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at Foreman Brown Funeral Home, Andalusia, AL on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with interment at Good Hope Church Cemetery in Dozier, AL.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service.
Faith Chapel Funeral Home, 100 Beverly Pkwy is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be placed online at www.fcfhs.com.