Jamie Dale Sutton

Published 2:50 pm Monday, June 26, 2023

The funeral service for Jamie Dale Sutton will be 11 a.m., Thursday, June 29, at New Prospect Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 9-11 a.m. at New Prospect.

Mr. Jamie Dale was born in Brookhaven, MS August 30, 1934, to James Harris Sutton and Lavenia Walker Sutton. He completed his work here on earth and entered into the arms of Jesus on June 25, 2023, with his loving family by his side. His journey on this earth lasted 88 years and will be greatly missed by those who loved him. He was retired from Armstrong Tire Company, working 35 years with them.

Mr. Jamie Dale loved his family and cherished his sweetheart, Mrs. Dorothy. They were a good team and lived a life of integrity and grace, leaving that legacy to his children, his grandchildren, and even great-grands. He enjoyed the outdoors, cutting grass was a favorite thing for him. He was a man of faith, loving the Lord above all others, teaching Sunday School for many years as well as serving the church as deacon. He enjoyed visiting nursing homes and encouraging others. He was a tremendous student of God’s Word, reading it completely through five times. Mr. Jamie Dale truly loved his faith family at New Prospect. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

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He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Jim Sutton; and his brothers, Don Sutton, Rivers Sutton, Tommy Sutton, Richard Sutton and Ronnie Sutton.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 70 years, Dorothy Smith Sutton; daughters, Patricia Sutton Parker and Cynthia Sutton Thompson; brother, David Lane Sutton; six grandchildren, J.B. Parker, Josh Parker, Robby Herring, Chris Herring, Brandt Sutton, Megan Sutton Reginelli; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by other loving family members and friends as well as his faith family at New Prospect.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.