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Wayne C. Sutton

December 19, 1948 — January 12, 2023

Mr. Wayne C. Sutton, age 74 years old, of Axson, Ga. passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, at his home following an extended illness. He was born in Ware County, Georgia on December 19, 1948, son of Clinton and Josephine Morgan Sutton.  Mr. Sutton, along with his wife, made their home in Axson, where he took great pride in caring and providing for his family, as a self-employed brick mason.  He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and keeping busy by tinkering around with whatever needed some attention.  He loved making memories with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grands.  Mr. Sutton was preceded in death, along with his parents, by his wife, Kathleen White Sutton, two brothers; Robbie Sutton, and Larry Sutton, and his sister; Linda Reliford.

Survivors Include:

2 Sons:  Charles Sutton and wife Stephanie of Axson, Ga.

               Brian Sutton and wife Angel of Valdosta, Ga.

Brother:  Billy Joe Sutton of Pearson, Ga.

5 Grandchildren:  Shelby White and husband Jesse, Chase Sutton, Loren Sutton and fiancé Rosa, Jade Sutton, and Clara Sutton.

3 Great-Grandchildren:  Aria Batista, Bray White, and Briella Bolden.

Several nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

Graveside services for Mr. Sutton were held on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Rev. Edward Mathews officiating.  Special musical selections included, “If Heaven Had a Landline”, “Scars in Heaven”, and “Till You Can’t” all rendered by cd.  The interment followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Serving as active pallbearers were:  Jesse White, Carter Bolden, Bobby Marfilius, Mark Sutton, Loren White, and Michael Hardee.

Relihan Funeral Home of Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.


Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

341 Mount Zion Church Road, Axson, GA 31624

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