December 27, 1981 - February 13, 2021
Jessica Leigh Newton was born December 27, 1981 in Fort Pierce, FL the daughter of the late William (Roy) Robert and Janet Renee Jenkins Newton. Jessica worked two jobs not out of necessity but because she liked working. She worked at Plunk Dry Cleaners for several years, Subway for 18 years and Adamsville High School / Bethel Springs Elementary for the last 8 years. When she wasn't working, she loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed watching her nieces and nephews play softball, football, or any other activity. Jessica loved country music, her favorite was Garth Brooks. Her favorite vacations were spent at the beach, soaking up memories with Ben and their families. Although Jessica never had children, she had her fur babies - Lita and Tee. Her cats were well loved and spoiled. Jessica departed this life on February 13, 2021 in Corinth, Mississippi at the age of 39 Years, 1 Month, 17 Days. She is survived by her fiance', Ben Burton of Selmer, TN; two sisters, Jamie Brown of Bethel Springs, TN, Tammy Harville and husband Josh of Bethel Springs, TN; half-sister, Anna Sharr-Hosack and husband Bryan of Fellsmere, FL; brother and sister-in-law, Jason and Heather McGavock of Dyersburg, TN; nieces and nephews, Travis Hosack, Garrett Brown, Ryan Townsend, Kylie, Dylan and Jasper Harville, Kristina Criswell, Emma and Crimson McGavock; aunts and uncles, Laressa Jenkins, Denise and Benny Pickett, Anna and Vernon Toulson, Eddie Newton, Chris and Melania Jenkins; and a host of extended family and friends. In addition to her parents, Jessica was preceded in death by her grandparents, Shirley Ann Lowery, Charles Doyle Jenkins, Sr., Travis O'Dell and Vera Bernice Newton; two uncles, Thomas Michael Newton and Charles Doyle Jenkins, Jr; cousin, Derek Pickett. Due to the inclement weather visitation and service times may change. We will make any changes as soon as possible to the website and obituary line at 731-645-5555. Family requests attendees to the visitation and/or service to please wear mask and maintain social distancing.
Jessica Leigh Newton was born December 27, 1981 in Fort Pierce, FL the daughter of the late William (Roy) Robert and Janet Renee Jenkins Newton. Jessica worked two jobs not out of necessity but because she liked working. She worked at Plunk... View Obituary & Service Information
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