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Naomi Ruth Sutton

Missionary Naomi Ruth Sutton, formerly of Washington, transitioned Saturday, Jan 5, 2019, at Beaumont Health & Rehabilitation Center, Richmond, Virginia.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Davenport Temple COGIC, 2575 W. Fifth St., Washington. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Leon Randolph Memorial Chapel, 208 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Washington.

Missionary Naomi Ruth Sutton, affectionately known as “Sis. Ruth” and “Aunt Ruth,” was born April 6, 1933, to the late to Margaret Credle Sutton and James Melvin Sutton.

She attended the Beaufort County Schools & BCC and became owner and manager as a beautician of a local salon. Her career expanded to include Home Health Services for over 50 years. Ms. Sutton was a nurturing mother to many in her career with foster children.

Her religious life included Davenport Temple, Mission of Prayer Church, Washington, Whole Truth Full Gospel Church, California, and Future Church of Christ, Richmond.

Those proceeding her in death: a brother, Elder Andrew Sutton, and a sister, Mary Sutton. Survivors are a brother, James A Sutton, sisters Ernestine (Walter), Love Gibbs, Linda Griffin (Kenneth), and Elaine (Otis), of California, and a host of God’s children and grandchildren, special nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.