Mrs. Sutton was born in Gordon County, July 28, 1925, daughter of the late Walter and Maude Jackson Colston. She was a member of the Adairsville Church of Christ.
Mrs. Sutton had been a foster parent, caring for nearly 50 children over her lifetime and enjoyed singing, cooking and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nuil F. “Jute” Sutton; six brothers, Troy, Grady, Coley, Randolph “Doc”, Willie “Bill” and Derward “Mutt” Colston and two sisters, Thelma Payne and Mary Frances Darby.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Patsy Sutton, of Adairsville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kay Ann and Jerry Boswell, and Melissa and Jason Garner, both of Adairsville; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Woodring, of Adairsville; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at 4 p.m. at the Adairsville Church of Christ with Minister Steve McCaslin and Minister Calvin Reneau officiating. A private interment will follow in Eastview Cemetery, Adairsville.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Pakston Boswell, Chad Sutton, Corey Sutton and Tyler Boswell.
R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mrs. Edna Kate Sutton.