Vernon ‘Turnip’ Sutton

Vernon Sutton

Vernon “Turnip” Sutton of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Annapolis, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was 85.

He was born on Aug. 10, 1933 in Lesterville, to parents Raymond and Jessie (Weltie) Sutton.

Vernon married Alice Jane Talley on March 31, 1956, and to this union one son was born.

Vernon enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

He proudly served in the Army for two years.

He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and neighbors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Middleton and Juanita Middleton.

Vernon is survived by his loving wife of 62 years; son, Duane Sutton of Poplar Bluff; sisters, Anna Lou Midkiff and husband Earl of Piedmont, Verlina Middleton and husband Doyle of Piedmont, and Faith Hamilton and husband Sam of Springfield.

Graveside services were held on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Mountain View Cemetery, Des Arc.

Pastor Daniel Tidmore ministered to the family.

The Missouri National Guard provided military honors.

Online condolences may be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com.