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Jeremy Matthew Newton was born September 5, 1975 to John Paul and Betty Marie (Wilmer) Newton in Harlan, IA. Jennifer Marie joined the family on August 2, 1978. Jeremy graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School in 1994, Ellsworth Community College in 1996 and Iowa State University College of Design in 1999.
He married the love of his life, Sarah Jean Galloway, on August 7, 1999. They were blessed with three wonderful children; Will Matthew (2004), Anne Marie (2006) and Kate Marie (2009). His children brought him much joy and he was very proud of them.
Jeremy owned and operated his own landscaping business for a few years before joining the Ringgold County Sheriff’s office as a deputy. He served his community for six years. He spent several years doing drafting work before joining the Ringgold County Assessor’s Office.
Jeremy accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior toward the end of his junior year in high school. He was a faithful member of the Mount Ayr Regular Baptist Church. Jeremy was an avid hunter who loved the outdoors and wildlife.
Jeremy passed away September 12, 2021. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jennifer; grandparents, Paul and Lucille Newton and George and Thelma Wilmer.
Left to cherish his memory are wife, Sarah; children, Will, Anne and Kate; parents, John and Betty Newton; parents-in-law, Robert and Carol Anne Galloway; sister-in-law Laura (Vova) Kisarets; nephew, Ivan Kisarets; nieces, Gabriella, Evelina and Liliana Kisarets; along with many uncles, aunts, cousins and many other family members. Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr is in charge of the arrangements.
Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the Regular Baptist Church in Mount Ayr, IA.
Officiating was Rev. Seth Denney, Pastor Dennis Reynolds and Pastor Jason Reynolds.
Pianist was Vera Stalcup.
Casketbearers were Brant Schmell, Tim Stephens, Matt Starmer, Darin Dolecheck, Jamie Miller and Boyd Burns.
Burial was at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr, IA.

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