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Mary Lou Newton, 80, lifelong resident of Littlefield, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 in Lubbock. She was born Aug 3, 1939 in Littlefield to Joe Dillon and Luella Buchanan Dillon.

Mary Lou married Gary Don Newton April 22, 1959 in Littlefield. She worked as a parts manager at the John Deere dealership in Littlefield. Mary Lou enjoyed camping and being at the lake. She was talented at pitching horseshoes and was even awarded the Women’s State Champ Horseshoe Pitcher title. Mary Lou was a member of the Follow Thru Fellowship Cowboy Church in Littlefield.

Mary Lou is survived by her two sons, Chris and wife, Lesa, Mark and wife, Cherrie, both of Littlefield; daughter-in-law, Sandi Ellis of Lubbock; eight grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and numerous extended family members.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Gary Don Newton; one son, Robby Newton; one great grandchild; two brothers and a sister.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at Follow Thru Fellowship Cowboy Church in Littlefield with Pastor Tracy Spencer officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Littlefield EMS.

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