Dorothy M. Sutton, 83

Posted on May 18, 2013

Dorothy M. Sutton, 83, of Montpelier, a former resident of Wells County, passed away at 11:50 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her residence. 
Born on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1929, in Blackford County, to Bluford and Violet (Creek) Stockton, she married Homer “Gene” Sutton Saturday, May 3, 1947, in Montpelier. 
Dorothy attended Chester Center School and was the co-owner of Sutton Machine Company, retiring in 1984 after many years of service. She was a current member of the Montpelier Historical Society and a former member of the Millard-Brown American Legion Post 156 Auxiliary and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 4717. Dorothy attended the New Beginning Church in Poneto.
Survivors include two sons, Mike (Gyneth) Sutton of Berne and Steve (Barbara) Sutton of Montpelier; a daughter, Judy (Wayne) Moore of Redkey; a brother, Leon (Leavera) Stockton of Hartford City; five granddaughters, Anissa (Dave) Burson of Berne, Nicole (Tim) Zurcher of Bluffton, Michele (Kyle) Roe of Monroe, Amy (Emmett) Rodrigues of Hartford City, and Rebecca (Ron) Hasenbeck of Summerville, Fla.; two grandsons, Kevin Brubaker of Liberty Center and Jason (Staci) Brubaker of Houston, Texas; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Daniel Ellison Sutton; and a stepbrother, Leonard Stockton.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at the Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St. in Montpelier, from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, before the funeral service.
A service to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, with her children officiating. Interment will follow in the Miller Cemetery in Poneto.
Preferred memorials are to Family LifeCare, 265 W. Water St., Berne, IN  46711.                         
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