April 29, 1929 – April 22, 2019

Lora Ellen Fouty, 89, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 6:56 p.m., Monday, April 22, 2019, at Newton Care Center in Newton, Illinois.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Brick Cemetery northwest of Newton, Illinois, with Mike Knepper officiating. In loving memory of Lora, memorials may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.

Lora was born on April 29, 1929, in Jasper County, Illinois, the daughter of Edward and Cleda (Foltz) Stewart. She married James Frederick Fouty on December 24, 1949, and he preceded her in death on August 8, 2013. Lora was a homemaker and attended Central Christian Church in Newton, Illinois.

Lora is survived by daughter, Linda (Rick) Seamon of Oblong; son-in-law, Don Mitchell of Kansas City, Missouri; nine grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; six great, great-grandchildren; sister, Georgia Knepper of Wheeler; and, brother, Richard (Pat) Stewart of Richmond, Indiana.

Lora was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Jean Mitchell, brother Charles “Sonny” Stewart and her brother-in-law LaVern Knepper.