Tuesday, December 27th, 2011
Dorothy Sutton, 92, Portland, Ind., died Dec. 25, 2011, in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare.
She was born Dec. 11, 1919, in Jay County, to Roy and Hazel Mock Shull. She was raised by her stepmother, Bessie Ross Shull. On June 18, 1938, she married Frank W. Sutton, who died March 20, 1988.
Surviving are three children, Don Sutton, Portland, Randy Sutton, Celina, and Joann Eley, Portland; siblings Eileen (Clyde) Schuetzle, Jacksonville, Ark., and Carol (Bob) Manor, Bryant, Ind., a brother-in-law, Dorwin (Helen) Arnold, Albany, Ind.; two sisters-in-law, Bev Shull, Indianapolis, and Maceil Shull, Cridersville; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Portland, and had worked in housekeeping at Jay County Hospital.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, the Revs. Jason Rice and Roger Domingo officiating. Burial will follow in Bluff Point Cemetery.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Jay County Cancer Society or to State of the Heart Hospice.
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