MOULTRIE, Ga. — Christine Newton was honored on her 98th birthday on May 19, 2019 at the home of her great-grandson, Justin Murphy.
Her children and grandchildren hosted the party. Granddaughters furnished cake and decorations. The theme was Christine’s Beauty Salon, since she owned one in Moultrie for years.
Born May 22, 1921, Newton has 6 children: Linda Murphy Whitney, Van Murphy Jr. (deceased), Wayne Murphy (deceased), Jacqueline Murphy (deceased), Kay Murphy Williams, and Carl Murphy. She has two stepchildren, Cheryl Newton Murphy and Clark Newton. She has 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Most of them attended. Christine has four nieces and a nephew who also attended. Some other friends and out-of-town guests also attended.
Newton’s hobbies include crocheting, crossword puzzles, and spending precious time with her family.