Obituaries Submission Form

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Submit an obituary announcement to The Newton County Appeal. Obituaries are accepted only from funeral homes except in rare occasions that are handled on a case-by-case basis.

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Rates
Free Death Notice:
Includes deceased’s name, age, address, cause of death (if desired), time and location of funeral service.

$50 Standard: Includes deceased’s name, address, cause of death (if desired), and place, time and location of funeral service, plus immediate survivors’ names, number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren (names not included), those proceeded in death, an “In lieu of flowers…” statement (If desired) and a list of pallbearers as well as the name of the funeral home handling arrangements.

$75 Select: Includes deceased’s name, address, cause of death (if desired), and place, time and location of funeral service, plus immediate survivors’ names, number and names of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, those proceeded in death, basic biographical information, professional and civic information, an “In lieu of flowers…” statement (If desired) and a list of pallbearers, as well as the name of the funeral home handling arrangements.

$100 Comprehensive: Includes deceased’s photograph, name, address, cause of death (if desired), and place, time and location of funeral service, plus immediate survivors’ names, names and number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, any other survivors such as nieces, nephews, special friends, etc., those proceeded in death, expanded biographical information, professional and civic information, an “In lieu of flowers…” statement (If desired) and a list of pallbearers and honorary pallbearers, as well as name of the funeral home handling arrangements. Also includes direction to funeral home's website for signing online book and lighting memory candles. The family may also include a brief thank you.

$15 Photo or graphic art charge: Added to free, standard and select; included with comprehensive. 

How to submit
• Email thoward@newtoncountyappeal.com
• Fax 601-774-8301
• Text (769) 222-3773
• Complete the form below
Obituaries must be received no later than noon on Monday for publication the following Wednesday.

If you have any questions during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time), please text us at (769) 222-3773, call us at 601-774-9433 or email thoward@newtoncountyappeal.com.

No extra charge for photo.

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