William A “Pop” Sutton

Death 7 Dec 2005 (aged 74)
Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Burial Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section J, Site 935
Memorial ID 46991390 · View Source
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Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (GA) - December 10, 2005

Mr. William A. "Pop" Sutton Jr., SSG Retired U.S. Army, died Wednesday at St. Francis Hospital. He was 74 and resided at 3655 Dunhill Drive in Columbus.

Born to the late William A. and Annie Durham Sutton on May 31, 1931, he retired from the Army after 27 years of service. After retirement from the Army, he was employed as a Driver with Columbus Metra Transportation, retiring from the city government in 1993. Mr. Sutton was a committed husband, outstanding father, caring and loving grandfather and a true "side-kick" to all who knew him.

Cherishing his memories are a devoted wife, Mrs. Weltha Lee Sutton; six children, Jerome Jones, Mary James (Woody), Tyrone Mitchell, Anthony Mitchell (Marie), Lamar Mitchell and Kim-Lynn Mitchell; his grandchildren, Jermaine Mitchell, Kira Jones, Antonio Foster, Tiffani Mitchell, Wanisha Foster, Jamishia Jones, Tywan Jones, Ricardo Jones, Tynisha Mitchell, Elantra Mahone and Abriea Mitchell; six great grandchildren, one brother, George Sutton of Columbus; one sister, Celestine Rooks of New Haven, CT.; and a host of other relatives, friends and the "circle". Mr. Sutton will be laid to rest with full military honors during a 10 a.m. graveside service at Main Post Cemetery, Ft. Benning, GA. on Monday, December 12, 2005. Visitation will be from 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The cortege will depart from the residence Monday at 9:30 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Progressive Funeral Home, Inc.

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