Mr. Harry Morton Newlon, age 67, of Chuckey, Tennessee, passed away Friday, September 30, 2011, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Mr. Newlon was a native of Cutler, Ohio, and son of the late Andrew Morton & Mary Elizabeth Lawrence Newlon.
He was member of Liberty Freewill Baptist Church. He had taught Sunday school at Ottway United Methodist Church in Greeneville, Tennessee, and also in Ohio.
Mr. Newlon was a United States Army Veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. He was Assistant Scout Master for Boys Scouts of America Troop #57. Both of his sons were Eagle Scouts.
Mr. Newlon was a Forrester and Manager of several Sawmill Businesses.
Survivors include his wife, Delores Jean Watts Newlon, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jarrod & Reedena Newlon, Charlotte, NC, and Andy & Lisa Newlon, Chuckey, Tennessee; two sisters, Janet Jeffers, Coolville, Ohio, and Donna Bennett, Marietta, Ohio; and one granddaughter, Ivy Newlon, Chuckey, Tennessee.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 2, 2011, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. John Buchanan officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:30 pm Sunday prior to the service.
Interment services will follow at Liberty Freewill Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be friends of family.
Condolences may be sent to the Newlon family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, Tennessee; 423-753-3821