Dr. Louise N. Sutton

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Dr. Louise Nixon Sutton, age 80, of 109 Driftwood Road, Hertford, N.C., died Sunday, May 14, 2006, at her residence. Dr. Sutton was a native of Hertford and was the daughter of the late John Calhoun Nixon and Annie McNair Nixon. Dr. Sutton was predeceased by three brothers, John Stuart Nixon, Norris Lee Nixon, and Thomas Rufus Nixon. Dr. Sutton was a retired Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Elizabeth City State University. She graduated from Hertford High School, North Carolina A&T State University and New York University. She was a member of the North Carolina A&T State University Alumni Association; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church; National Association of University Women; Arabia Court No. 35 of Daughters of Isis; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; George Washington Carver Floral Club; North Carolina State Retired Employees Association; and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. During her lifetime, Dr. Sutton served in several leadership positions within these organizations. Four nieces and two nephews survive Dr. Sutton. The nieces are Ruby Sutton of Elizabeth City, N.C., Stephanie Nixon Grimstead of Edenton, N.C., Pamela Nixon Jones of Raleigh, N.C., and Bobbi Dustin. Her nephews are Robert M. Wilson and William Thomas Goode. A host of relatives and friends made up her extended family. A wake will be held today Friday, May 19, 2006, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Perquimans County. The funeral service will be conducted Saturday, May 20, 2006, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church in Hertford. The Rev. Delton Smith Jr. will conduct the eulogy. Burial will take place at Roadside Cemetery, Hertford. The request of the deceased states that in lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church, PO Box 254, Hertford, NC 27944. Stallings Memorial Chapel of Hertford, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Daily Advance from May 18 to May 19, 2006