Sammie L. ‘Sambo’ Cutrer
Funeral services for Sammie L. “Sambo” Cutrer, of Line Creek, are today, June 19, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Line Creek Baptist Church, Kentwood, Louisiana, with burial at the church cemetery. Bro. Jeremy Greer and Bro. Justin Craft will officiate the services. Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation was held Monday, June 18, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the church and will continue today, June 19, 2018, from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.
Mr. Cutrer, 85, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at his residence. He was born Aug. 12, 1932, in Amite County, to Sam D. and Beatrice Wilson Cutrer. He was a lifetime and longest male member of Line Creek Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and nursery worker. He was very instrumental in the construction of the church and fellowship hall and many other projects including overseeing and up-keep of the church cemetery. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He loved riding motorcycles and was a charter member of the McComb Chapter M Goldwing Association. He was very respected by the many that knew him, and, he was a man who believed in saying what he was thinking.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Sammie L. Cutrer Jr.; granddaughter, Megan Gatlin; brother, J.P. Cutrer; and sister, Virginia Bond.
Survivors are his wife of 65 years, Theresa Dean Cutrer, of Line Creek; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Douglas Crawford, of Line Creek, and Frances and Jamie Gatlin, of Bogue Chitto; daughter-in-law, Terri Kennedy Cutrer, of Osyka; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Tyler and Alison Crawford, Chris and Dylea White, Rani and Douglas Glass, Kayla Cutrer, Gage and Hannah Gatlin, Eli and Hope Gatlin and Noah Gatlin; nine greatgrandchildren, Emeree Crawford, Kaden Glass, Daltry Glass, Sawyer Glass, Riggins Glass, Colt Gatlin, Morgan Gatlin, Samantha Broyles and Rob Broyles and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jesse and Majel Dean of Line Creek. Pallbearers will be Tyler Crawford, Gage Gatlin, Eli Gatlin, Noah Gatlin, Douglas Glass, Chris White, Jim Bob Cutrer, Kaden Glass and Daltry Glass.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be sent to Line Creek Baptist Church, 78659 LA 1053, Kentwood, Louisiana 70444.
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