Thaddeus Sutton, age 93, died early Wednesday morning at his home. Born March 17, 1921 in Wayne County he was a son of T.L. and Lela Britt Sutton. Thaddeus proudly served his country in the United States Army where he received a purple heart for his time served in Normandy.
The family will receive friends at the home, 1015 South First Street, Smithfield, NC, on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 10, 2014 in Corinth United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Carmel Thornton Sutton of the home; son, Eddie Sutton and friend Sarah B. Cook of White Lake; brothers, Charles Sutton, and Edward Earl Sutton; sisters, Short Britt, and Ethel S. Reiss; grandchildren, Jason Edward Sutton and wife Erica, and Mary Katheryn Mazur and husband Bryan; great grandchildren, Fox Sutton, Mary Frances Sutton, and Chloe Mazur; and special friends, Jackie Thornton, Nell Woodard, and Bobby Alphin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Corinth United Methodist Church, 4170 US Highway 301 S, Four Oaks, NC 27524.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at underwoodfh.com.