John Newton Lines

TAHLEQUAH – John Newton Lines was born on March 17, 1956 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. His family, in-cluding five sisters and one brother, moved to Kansas, where he was raised, graduating from Santa Fe Trail High, Overbrook, in 1974. He was an avid reader, loved to cook for his family and had a passion for gardening. With his quick wit and sense of humor, he could instantly light up a room.

John was a veteran of the United States Navy, holding great pride in his country.

A wonderful husband, devoted father and grandfather, he leaves behind his beloved wife of 35 years, Angela; four grown children, Tana Scroggins, Jonathan Lines, Tesha Lines and Jeremy Lines and their families, including 10 grandchildren.

John was called home to Jesus March 13, 2010 at the age of 53. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

The family will hold a memorial service for John at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Old Country Church south of Tahlequah.


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