Our beloved Allyson R. Newell, born in Canton, on Jan. 18, 1976, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. We will forever miss her smile, generous and loving spirit, and her love of family and many friends. Be her light, carry forth her life gifts and love.
Allyson grew up in Louisville and Canton, and was a 1994 graduate of Glenoak High School. She thoroughly enjoyed her time in the theater department there, being in several productions in addition to stage managing. Allyson moved to Las Vegas to be near her mother, Patricia, and excelled as a supervisor with Telus and Netflix. She was an actress in TV commercials, was a brand ambassador and appeared in many movies as an extra.
She is survived by her mother Patricia (Jones) Newell, of Las Vegas Nev., and father Gerald Newell, of Minerva; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, niece and nephews, dear friends, and beloved cat, Santori. Preceding her were her beloved grandmother, Geraldine (Cook, Jones) Bernhardt, and grandfathers Gordon W. Jones and Dale Newell.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 4110 38th Street, Canton, OH 44718 with reception following. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Allyson's memory at One of a Kind Pet Rescue of Akron, Ohio.