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Eleanor Birk Sutton

August 8, 1929 — March 23, 2023

Owensboro

 

Mrs. Eleanor Birk Sutton, widow of Harry Shelby Sutton, Jr., passed away March 23, 2023 at her home.  She was 93.  Mrs. Sutton was born in Owensboro, a daughter of the late William and Daisy Smith Birk and was a member of First Presbyterian Church.  Also preceding her in death were her son, Paul Hays Sutton, her sister Ann Birk Stavis, and her cousin Jane Latimer Stevenson.

 

Those who remain to honor her memory include her son, William Birk Sutton; her grandchildren, Paul Hays Sutton, Jr. and his wife, Laken, Austin Ravetto Sutton, Amy Snyder and her husband, Robert, and Emily Ann Crigger and her husband, Matthew; her great-grandchildren, Aubrey Hester, Paisley Boling, Weston Sutton, and Dawson Sutton; her niece, Holly Stavis Busch; her daughter-in-law, Harriet Sutton; her cousin, William Birk Taylor; her devoted friend, Martha Taylor; her caregivers, Nancy Jones and Loraine Ennis; and those providing caring support, Matt Henshaw and Kitty Board.

 

The funeral service for Mrs. Sutton will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, officiated by the Rev. Matt Curry.  Visitation will be from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday and from 9:00 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.  Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Presbyterian Church, 1328 Griffith Avenue, Owensboro, KY 42301 or the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, 211 East Second Street, Owensboro, KY 42303.

 

Memories and messages of condolence may be shared with the family of Eleanor Birk Sutton at www.glenncares.com.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 31, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Saturday, April 1, 2023

8:45 - 10:30 am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 1, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Burial

Saturday, April 1, 2023

12:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum

1300 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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