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Margarete Jane Sutton, 86, of McLeansboro, died 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. She was born Oct. 8, 1929, in Norris City, the daughter of Horace Phipps and Thursia (Graves) Phipps. She married Clifford R. Sutton on Nov. 6, 1950; he preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, Steve Sutton and wife Tarri of McLeansboro; three grandsons; six great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, John Sutton; and a granddaughter, Autumn Rae Prince. She was a retired seamstress. She was a member of McLeansboro First Baptist Church. She graduated from Norris City High School in 1948. She graduated from Evansville Beauty College in 1950. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at McLeansboro First Baptist Church with the Reverend Mark Byars officiating. The visitation will be held 12 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, until service time at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Koontz Cemetery near Fairfield. Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  November 19, 2015
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