Sept. 21, 1939-Sept. 16, 2004
CAMBRIDGE -- Joyce Irene Newport, 64, died Thursday (Sept. 16, 2004) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge.
She was born Sept. 21, 1939, to Everett Milton and Irene Eliza (Redtfeldt) Grimes in Lebanon. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1957.
She worked for Farmer's Grain Company in Lebanon from 1957-1959. She married and then moved to Lincoln. She worked for United Rentals until 1961. After her divorce, she returned to Lebanon and was the Lebanon Village Clerk-Treasurer. She received a certified municipal clerk award in 1988. She operated Grimes Services Station from 1986 until 1992 and then worked for Allan Gaskill at the Cambridge Clarion.
Survivors include a sister, Wanda McDonald and husband, Donald of McCook; two children, Clifford Allen Newport and Janice Irene and husband, William Bryan Salter; and one granddaughter.
Graveside services are today, 2 p.m., at the Lebanon Cemetery with Bryan Salter officiating.
Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Prosperity, PO Box 362, Prosperity SC 29127.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge is in charge of the arrangements.