Tony M. Sutton passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in the OSU Medical Center, Tulsa, Okla.. He was 58 years old
Tony Milford Sutton was born on May 2, 1954, to Cleo and Florence Sutton in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Later, at the age of 14, the family moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tony graduated from the illustrious Central High School in 1972.
After graduation from high school, Tony joined the Air Force and served for his country. He continued serving his country and community by working for the United States Postal Service until he retired.
Tony went on to eternal rest on Tuesday, October 30. He is preceded in death by his parents, Cleo and Florence Sutton.
He leaves to cherish his memory four children: Shaquita Celestine of Raleigh, NC; Jamar Sutton (Glenda), Tori Sutton and Shelley Brock, all of Dallas, Texas.
Four grandchildren: Kelyn Jones, Trinity Patterson, Devante Mayfield and Carmelo Sutton.
Eleven siblings: Larry Rowland of Tulsa; Jerry Rowland of Wichita, Kan.; Lloyd Kent Sutton of Tulsa; Cleo Timothy Sutton, Jr., of Tulsa; Joel timothy Sutton of Pawhuska; Sandra Sue Sutton-Morgan of Killen, Texas; Jacqueline ay Sutton of Bartlesville, Okla.; Edmond Arnold Clegg of Oklahoma City; Rodney Sutton of Tulsa; Marianne Sutton of Allen, Texas; and Jonathan Sutton of Bartlesville.
Services were held Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Assembly of God Church, Pawhuska, Okla. Travis Finley, Pastor of Pawhuska First Baptist Church South, officiated. Graveside Military honors were presented by Tony's long-time friend and fellow veteran, Kenny Perry. Interment was in the Pawhuska City Cemetery.
McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.