Louise Rittenhouse Sutton, 65, of Baxley, died Friday, August 15, 2014. Lucy was a native of Glynn County but lived in North Carolina for many years as a child before moving back to Brunswick in 1964. Lucy was a member of the first graduating class of Brunswick Nursing School prior to moving to Baxley in 1982. She was an active member of Melton’s Chapel Methodist Church in Baxley and enjoyed being a member of the Church’s OPEL Club. She also enjoyed shopping at Wal Mart. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Margaret Rittenhouse and two sisters, Clara Gronroos and Ovieda Joyner.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Sutton (Regina) of Baxley and John “Jes” Sutton of Sandersville; two grandchildren, Matthew and Sarah Sutton of Baxley; a sister, Edna Lazaro of Brunswick; two nieces, three nephews and her terrier, Nick, also survive.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Palmetto Cemetery with Pastor Rickey Rushing officiating. Honorary pallbearers were the OPEL Club.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family of Courtney Forehand at Interstate Credit Union in Baxley.
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home were in charge of all arrangements.