Bud Newton

  • BORN: May 6, 1950
  • DIED: March 25, 2016
  • LOCATION: Searcy, Arkansas

William Lynn "Bud" Newton, 65, of Searcy received his heavenly reward Friday, March 25, 2016. He was born in Searcy, May 6, 1950 the son of Hassell and Maxine Showalter Newton. Bud was an avid competitive sportsman and taught exercise classes at Searcy Athletic Club. He supported his church serving as secretary to the vestry and and was a Lay Reader. Bud earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University Oklahoma. His Juris Doctor from University of Arkansas, Little Rock and his Master of Laws in Taxation from Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas. Surviving is his loving companion, Darline Webb, Searcy, a brother; Robert Newton, Hot Springs; sisters, Sandra Holmes, her husband Bill, Conway, and Connie Feagin, Conway. Step son, Richard Grinalds, Fort Worth, Step daughter, Bess Arrington, Memphis. Step grandchildren, Brendan Grinalds, Adam, Richard, Caroline and Emily Arrington. Nephews, Chris Feagin, Greenbrier, Ryan Feagin, Benton, Justin Holmes, Vilonia and Jeremy Holmes, Greenbrier. 11 great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral 2:00 pm Wednesday at Trinity Parish Church Episcopal in Searcy. Burial will follow in White County Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. Memorials may be made to Trinity Parish Church Episcopal, 200 N. Elm, Searcy, Ar. 72143.

  • March 29, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Powell Funeral Home
  • 2602 W Beebe-Capps Expy.
  • Searcy, AR 72143
  • (501) 268-7220
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Funeral Service
  • March 30, 2016
    2:00 PM
  • Trinity Parish Episcopal Church
  • 200 N. Elm
  • Searcy, AR 72143
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  • Wednesday March 30 2016
  • White County Memorial Gardens
  • East Line and Park
  • Searcy, AR 72143
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“ Marcia and I want to express our condolences to Bud's family. He was in our wedding party 35 years ago. He will be missed by all his friends and...Read More »

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