Phillip C. Sutton(1960 - 2013)

Phillip C. Sutton

Crisfield -Phillip C. "Corky" Sutton,53, of Crisfield, departed this life Saturday, September 28, 2013 at his residence. Born May 17, 1960 he was the son of Merley Sutton and Winfield Whittington Sr. ( Reverend Doretha).

He was educated in the Somerset County Public Schools and graduated from Crisfield High School in 1979. After high school he joined the U.S Army and served for three years. He was employed with various industries over the years in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

In addition to his parents, he leaves to cherish fond memories to sons Micah Blue and Maurice Sutton; two daughters Ashley and Keyonna Sutton; a devoted friend Tasha Evans; one step-daughter La'tier Evans; six grandchildren; three brothers Jody Sutton(Felisha), Winfield Whittington Jr.(Sharetta) and Michael Whittington( Arlene); two sisters Crystal Johnson and Tracy Colbert; two uncles Joe Sutton( Vicky) and Barry Ballard( Sylvia); three aunts Ethel Taylor(Randolph), Evola Maddox and Shellie Jones( Reverend Frank); nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one sister Faith Sutton-Victor.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Crisfield where friends may call two hours prior. Reverend Doretha Whittington will be the Eulogist. Friends may also call 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at the church. Interment will be in Union Asbury Cemetery in Crisfield.

Arrangements entrusted to Anthony E. Ward, Jr. Funeral Home in Crisfield. To send condolences, visit

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Anthony E. Ward Funeral Homes
314 Cove St. Crisfield, MD 21817

Published in The Daily Times on Oct. 3, 2013