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The family members and friends will be observing the COVID-19 Health Rules (Face Masks “over Mouth and Nose” and Social Distancing will be required)
“I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.” (Psalm 121:1-4)
In profound sorrow, the Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service join with the Dawson, Graham, Thompson, Phillips and Sutton families to announce Mr. Herman Sutton of La Grange, North Carolina, age 98, has completed his earthly journey.
Mr. Sutton transitioned from labor to reward Saturday, January 22, 2022 at his residence. He was lovingly known by his family members and friends as “Grandpa”.
Herman was born in Lenoir County, North Carolina, January 2, 1924, to the late Mr. William Sutton and Mrs. Hannah Dawson-Sutton.
He received his education in the Lenoir County Public School System.
During Mr. Sutton’s working years, he worked as an Environmental Engineer for Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Brother Sutton loved God, listening to church music, watching cowboy movies & Tyler Perry movies, and taking pictures with his family members and friends. Also, he enjoyed family oriented activities such as cookouts, seeing and being around his family members and friends. He was proud of his family and his family tree album.
Brother Sutton was preceded in death by his father and mother, Mr. William Sutton and Mrs. Hannah Dawson-Sutton; his wife, Mrs. Martha Sutton; his daughters, Joyce Smith and Linda Sutton; his brothers and his sister, William, Liller, Adrow, Annanias, Walter Bell, Chaner, Noble, Glino, Clifton, and Carl; his half siblings, Martha Sutton and Simeon Dawson.
A public visitation will be held Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. in the Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina 28551.
Also, a Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. in the Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina 28551. Reverend Katrina Whitted will officiate.
Interment will follow the Celebration of Life Service in the Saint Matthew FWB Church Cemetery, 2758 Jenny Lind Road, La Grange, North Carolina 28551.
Brother Sutton leaves to cherish his sweet and loving memories to his two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Sutton Graham and husband, Mr. James, of La Grange, North Carolina and Pastor Mary Hazel Thompson and husband, Overseer Elder Alton, of Faison, North Carolina; his son, Mr. Zeno Phillips and wife, Mrs. Lorraine of Goldsboro, North Carolina; a host of grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren; a host of great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Saturday, January 29, 2022, the family members and friends will assemble at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina at 11:20 a.m. in preparation for the family lineup and the Celebration of Life Service.
Floral arrangements may be delivered to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina beginning Friday morning, January 28, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cards, Love-Grams and Condolences may be faxed to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 252-566-5604 or posted online at www.lagrangefuneralservice.com or by calling Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 252-566-5603.
Professional services, of love and care, are entrusted to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, LLC in La Grange, North Carolina.