Rev. J.L. Sutton

May 22, 1935 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Rev. J.L. Sutton Obituary

Johnny Leonard Sutton Jr. 88, of Newport, Tn. passed away November 29, 2023. Rev.  J.L Sutton, was born May 22, 1935 in Newport, Tn. Rev. Sutton served the Lord. He started his ministry in 1962 at the age of 27.  He is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Betty Lou Phillips Sutton; father Rev. Leonard Sutton; mother Tiny Jenkins Sutton; brother Alonzo Sutton; sister Emily Harper; son Rev. Jeffery Blaine Sutton; daughter-in-law Peggy McKinney Sutton. He is survived by son Johnny Keith Sutton; brothers Rev. Billy Sutton and Stanley Sutton; sisters Eunavee Grooms, Betty Ann Wines, and Reva Gail Ramsey; grandchildren Donald Sutton, Melissa Hennessy, Jeremy Sutton and Daniel Sutton; great-grandchildren Sawyer Barnes, Malory Hennessy, Levi Sutton, Amelia Sutton, Mitchell Sutton, Jacob Sutton, Raelynn Sutton, Nora Sutton, Avery Sutton, Weston Sutton, Wyatt Sutton, Asher Sutton; one step great-grandchild Juliette Trammel. Although all are saddened by the passing of Rev. J.L. Sutton the family finds comfort that he is in his eternal Heavenly Home with his wife, parents, and other family. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 2:00pm at William Riley Hannah Family Cemetery Cosby, Tn.

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Graveside Service
December 2, 2023

2:00 PM
William Riley Hannah Family Cemetery
544 Conard Rd
Cosby, TN 37722


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