May 24, 1961 ~ August 3, 2020

Born in: Owensboto, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Tomeka Lynn Newton, 59, of Owensboro passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro on May 24, 1961 to the late Charles Schroader and Sue Wilhite Rock. Tomeka was a homemaker. She loved spending time with her family and worked very hard to take care of everyone.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, Roger Newton; her brother, Eddie Schroader.

Tomeka is survived by her children, Corby Newton, Paula Armour, and Roger Newton, Jr; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Steve Schroader and David Schroader.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Newton. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Tomeka Lynn Newton and sign her virtual guest book by going to

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  1. Corbs, know that i love you and im sorry, im here for you if you need me !!! Your mommy was a wonderful and nice lady !!!

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