Geraldine "Gerry" Sutton, 87, a resident of Route 3 Mansfield Addition, Philippi, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, in Mansfield Place of Broaddus Hospital.
She was born April 9, 1925, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Earl and Addie (Shaffer) Frey.
She was united in marriage on Oct. 25, 1947, to James Rexall Sutton, who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 2001.
Surviving are three children, Phyllis Tucker and husband, Albert, James R. Sutton and wife, Rochell, and Karen Sutton, all of Philippi; one sister, Hilda Malcolm and one brother, Don Frey, both of Philippi; six grandchildren, Brent Tucker and wife, Lori, Brian Tucker, Melissa Wilfong and husband, Matthew, Elizabeth Grimes and husband, Rodney, Jamie Deem and husband, Kane and Bill Sutton; seven great grandchildren, Kody and Tori Tucker, Chase and Brooke Wilfong, Coalton and Gauge Grimes and Ellery Rose Deem.
Mrs. Sutton was preceded in death by one brother, William Ancel Frey.
She worked as a manager for the G.C. Murphy's Co., she was a member of the Philippi O.E.S Chapter 41, United Methodist Women's Association, Shook's Run Homemakers, and the Mansfield United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, on Tuesday, July 31, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Philippi O.E.S Chapter 41 will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will resume on Wednesday Aug. 1, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the service hour with Rev Dr. Robert A. Sisler officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at, wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.