Willie Sutton Jr.
Mr. Willie Buddy Sutton, Jr., 57, died Wednesday,
Jan. 5, 2005, in Pitt County Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be
conducted Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel by the Rev.
Glenn Mills and the Rev. Lee Mills. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial
A native and lifelong resident of the Gardnersville community, Mr. Sutton
attended the Pitt County schools. He was a Vietnam veteran, having served in the
United States Army. For more than 25 years, he worked for Pierce Farms, retiring
as a supervisor in September 2004 due to failing health. He was a member of
Timothy Christian Church.
Mr. Sutton was preceded in death by his parents, Martha R. and Willie Sutton;
and a sister, Peggy Sutton Everette.
Surviving are his sisters, Willie Faye Ross of Beaufort, Brenda Cox and husband,
J.M., and Carolyn Bowen and husband, Ernest, all of Ayden, Martha Lewis and
husband, Donald, of Stokes and Joanne Gurkins of Winterville; four nieces; and
The family will receive friends tonight [January 7] from 7 to 9 at Wilkerson
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B
Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
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