Anne Blanton Newton

Published 5:05 pm Sunday, February 27, 2022

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Anne Blanton Newton, 75 of Charlottesville, passed away on Feb. 16. She was born in Farmville on Nov. 25, 1946.

Anne received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Virginia, a Master of Science Degree from Longwood College and a Doctor of Education Degree from the University of Virginia.

Prior to receiving her doctorate, Anne taught in the Loudoun County Public School System and was a teacher and counselor at Southside Virginia Community College. After she received her doctoral degree, she was employed as a Transition Specialist with the Virginia Department of Correctional Education until her retirement. A Transition Program that she developed for the Virginia Department of Corrections is still used nationally.

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Anne was predeceased by her parents, Lewis B. Newton and Lou Anna Blanton Newton.

She is survived by her son, Peter James Newton.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m., in the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home. Anne will be laid to rest beside her parents at a private interment in Westview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.