Denise Diane Wall, 26, of Newton, died on Aug. 22, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. She was born on Feb. 23, 1985, was a former resident of Devil’s Pocket in south Newton County, and had lived in Newton for the past four years.

She was a 2003 graduate of Deweyville High School and a 2006 graduate of Sam Houston State University. She was a 7th grade teacher at Newton ISD.

She is survived by her husband, Clinton Wall of Newton; her son, Trenton Wall of Newton; parents, David and Julie Ortolon of Devil’s Pocket; grandfather, James Ortolon of Devil’s Pocket; brothers, J. J. Ortolon of Starks, and Mathew Ortolon of Devil’s Pocket; and sister, Samantha Goodwin of Vinton.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Newton.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 2:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in Newton, with burial to follow.