Jeannie went home to the Father, the Creator of all, on Nov. 9, 2012, after an extended illness.
She is survived by husband Clint; sons Randy and Darin Newton. step-sons Jason and Jon Lalum; mother Gertie Heibein; sisters Gloria Jones and Carol Cogar; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jeannie was born Oct. 12, 1944, in Blairemore, Alberta. She was raised in Eureka, where she loved ice skating, fishing and enjoying her pets as a young girl and lady.
Later, in Renton, Wash., she enjoyed time with her sons and grandchildren, as well as enjoying some of her artistic talents with crafts, particularly sketching.
There will be a memorial service at the First Baptist Church, 935 9th Street E., Eureka, June 29, 2013. The service will start at 1 p.m., with a light brunch at 2 p.m., then a graveside service with family at the Tobacco Valley Cemetery, two miles south of Eureka on Highway 37.