March 2, 2019
Eddie Ray Sutton age 64 of Smithville, passed away Friday morning, March 1, 2019 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville, He was born May 7, 1954 to his parents, the late William Edward and Rose Lee Dyer Sutton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 sister, Tommie Campbell. Eddie was a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church, a maintenance mechanic and owned a janitorial service. Eddie coached in youth sports for many years and enjoyed coaching every sport. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Sutton of Smithville; 8 children, Casey (Susie) Sutton of Sparta, Dustin (Lindsey) Hedgecoth of Cookeville, April (Craig) Hale of Smithville, Barry (Marti) Hedgecoth of Cookeville, Corey Sutton of Eldora, Colorado, Jesse (Carissa) Sutton of Virginia Beach, VA, Riley Sutton of Smithville and Cheyenne Sutton of Smithville; 16 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Janice (Dewey) Bowman of Cookeville. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Johnny Fox and John Carpenter officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Monday 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday 9 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.