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Tommie Cleophas Sutton

Published: 02/07/2014

Tommie Cleophas Sutton, age 97, of Cosby, died Friday morning, February 7, 2014, at his home.

He was the son of the late George and Ollie Valentine Sutton and was the last surviving member of his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Stella (Norris) Sutton, his parents, and all of his brothers and sisters.

He was a farmer and a member of Bradley’s Chapel Church where he served as Sunday School teacher for many years.

He is survived by his children Geraldine (Doug) Buchanan, Wanda (Jim) Calloway, Glenn (Carolyn) Sutton, Archie (Fred) Sayre, Dexter Sutton, Tommie (Cathy) Sutton, and Donnie (Rosa) Sutton; ten grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clay Sutton officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4:00—6:00 p.m. prior to the services.

Family and friends will meet at the Shults Cemetery on Sunday, February 9, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. for the graveside service.

Friends may sign online at

Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sutton family.

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