On the evening of July 5, our sweet and precious Mother, Cordell Steen Sutton, went home to be with Jesus having been surrounded all that day by kisses, prayers, hymns, and sweet tears. She fought a good fight, she kept the faith, she finished her course and now the prize. Mom was born November 14, 1929, to Jess Steen and Bertha Cofield Steen. She was preceded in death by her husband and our dad, Grady E. Sutton. She is survived by three children, daughter Ann Cosper; husband Al, of Simpsonville, S.C.; son, Jeff Sutton and wife Dana, of Oxford, Ala.; son, Mike Sutton, of Sherman, Texas; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Neago, of Toledo, Ohio. Funeral service for Mrs. Sutton, 84, of Simpsonville, S.C., will be held on today July 8, 2014, at 2 p.m. from Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Mitchell, the Rev. Mike Sutton, and Bro. Jeff Sutton officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Baptist Cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge of arrangements. The family received friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014. Mrs. Sutton will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning today. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
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