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Barbara Alice Sutton

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Barbara Alice Sutton

AGE: 90 • Millsboro

Barbara Alice Sutton, age 90, of Millsboro, formerly of Ocean View, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015 at her home.

Barbara was born August 1, 1925 in Somerville, Massachusetts daughter of the late Walter and Maude Brown. She was the manager of Murrays Topside Restaurant for 8 years. She loved to travel and play bridge.

Barbara was past president of the Millville Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary; past president of the General Federation of Women's Club, Lord Baltimore Chapter from 1960 -62 and 1980-84; past State president of the Delaware State General Federation of Women's Club; past State HOBY leadership chairperson; served on the By-Laws committee of the GFWC. She was a life-time member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary and served as past State Commander. Barbara was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and American Legion Post #28 Ladies Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Sutton, Jr; her son, Kenneth Sutton, III; two brothers, Walter and Norman Brown; five sisters, Margarey, Mildred, Grace, Ruth and Beverly. Barbara is survived by her son, Russell Sutton of Ocean View and his friend, Tanya Karoly; a daughter-in-law, Sherry Sutton of Millsboro; three grandchildren, Angie Sutton and her fiancé Charles, Eric Sutton and his wife Nicole , Jaime Smith and her husband Brent ; six great grandchildren, Hayley, Reagan, Bethany, Micah, Lena and Joshua.

A memorial service will be held Friday, November 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Ocean View chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970, where friends may call after 12:00 noon.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Barbara's memory to, Disabled American Veterans @, or Grace United Methodist Church - Soup Kitchen, PO Box 566, Millsboro, DE 19966.

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Published in The News Journal on Nov. 5, 2015
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