Joe Earl Newton, 58, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2010 at the Waters of Princeton. 

Born July 8, 1952, he was the son of Wilma Jean Clearwater.

He was the former office manager at the Owensville Lumber & Supply Co. 

Survivors include aunts, Frieda Smith of Princeton, and Marilyn Dearing of Fort Branch.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 at Columbia White Church Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Douglas officiating.  Everyone will meet at the cemetery.