Janie Marie Reeves Newton, 85, of Orange passed away Friday, April 4, at her residence.
She was born July 16, 1928 in Johnson Bayou, La., to Betty Burch (Green) Mather and Bud Burch. She lived in the Orange most of her life, and was a member of In His Steps Church in Orange. Janie worked with Texas Home Health for many years as a home provider,and was a member of Eastern Star Chapter 214. She enjoyed mowing the grass and sending cards she made to her loved ones. Janie was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend who will be missed dearly.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Burch Mather; step father, Bud Burch; son, William “Pete” McManus; sisters, Lois Murphy, Jewel Gilcrease, Betty Landry; brothers, Clyde Peveto, Eldau Peveto, Ovie Peveto, Kenneth Peveto, A.G. Burch, and Archie Burch.
She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Newton of Orange; daughters, Margie Ann Kelley of Evadale, Daisy Marie Reeves and husband, J.C. of Orange; sons, Clyde “CB” Burnell McManus and wife, Tamra Marie of Avinger; sister, Johnnie Ellen Hudson and husband, M.V. of New London, and brother, Cecil Peveto of Sulphur, La. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held Monday, April 7, from 11:00  am until 1:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home, with a memorial service at 1:00 pm, at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the services under the director of Dorman Funeral Home.
The family would like to say a special thank you to great granddaughter, Alysa “Little Bit” Molin, for sitting and taking great care of her great grandmother.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dorman Funeral Home to help the family with final expenses. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.