Marcus Alan Newton, age 23, of Marble, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020. Mr. Newton was born July 23, 1996, Gastonia, NC, to the late Hal Wayne Newton and Betty Revis Newton. Mark and his family moved to Marble in 2008, where he graduated from Murphy High School. He was very active in sports, including football, soccer, and won numerous trophies and ribbons for swimming, and enjoyed walking, fishing, and hunting. He was of the Baptist faith and attended several of the local churches faithfully.
Survivors include his mother, Betty Newton, brother, Hal Newton, Jr. sister, Glenda (Matthew) Payseur, brothers, Jon Newton and Luke Newton, nieces, Brittney and Brandy Weaver, Patricia Conner, and great-nephew, Bentley Conner.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 6, 2020, at 2:00 PM, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy with Pastor Harold Stiles officiating. Interment will follow in the Peachtree Memorial Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers, Alex Seabolt, Jamie Lawson, Seth Morgan, Adam Powell, C. J. Jones, and Isaac Stafford.
The family will meet with friends at the funeral home Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy, NC.
You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.