Nancy Gail Sutton passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and was reunited with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 3, 2021.
Nancy, known to many as “MeMa”, was born on January 27, 1943 in Gladewater, Texas to Lonnie and Mollie (Morris) Foirriestier. Nancy married her husband of 62 years, C R Sutton, on May 6, 1960. C R and Nancy moved from Dallas to Kirvin, Texas in 1974 and to Wortham, shortly thereafter, where they resided to date.
Anyone who knew Nancy, knew they had a special friend. She was truly an amazing soul that never met a stranger and had a huge loving heart. She touched many lives. Nancy was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wortham. She loved singing in the choir and taught Sunday School for over 20 years. She loved and lived for the Lord. Nancy worked as a Dental Assistant for 40 years, prior to retiring.
Nancy’s greatest joy in life was her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She never missed a school function, whether it be football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, or cheerleading event, she was always there cheering them on.
Nancy is survived by her husband, C R Sutton of Wortham; son and daughter-in-law, Clint and Teresa Sutton of Kirvin; daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Keith Jones of Wortham; daughter, Tracy Calame of Wortham; grandchildren, Sutton and Jenna Jones of Wortham, Jake and Kailea Jones of Wortham, Courtney and Craig Burgess of Fairfield, Colt and Lori Sutton of Fairfield, Whitney Calame of Lufkin, Peyton and Kayla Calame of Fairfield, Alyvia and Logan Allison of Teague, and Slade and Lexi Calame of Fairfield; great grandchildren, Heston and Emerson Burgess, Callaway and Camdyn Sutton, Kohan Calame, Jeter Jones, Lonnie Allison, and Cooper Calame; sister, Pricilla Maddox of White Oak; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members..
Nancy was preceded in death by her father, Lonnie Foirriestier; mother, Mollie Foirriestier Wilson; stepfather, Kenneth Wilson; and sister, Mary Dowden.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, November 5, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in Mexia. Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Wortham on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the Woodland Cemetery in Kirvin, Texas. Sutton Jones, Jake Jones, Colt Sutton, Craig Burgess, Peyton Calame, and Slade Calame will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Logan Allison.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Woodland Cemetery, 965 FM 80 N, Streetman, TX 75895 and/or Kirvin Baptist Church, P. O. Box 236, Kirvin, TX 75848.