Sutherland, Lois Johnston

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Lois Johnston Sutherland, 85, passed away Monday, May 17, 2021. A member of Central United Methodist Church and retired from Federal Mogul, she was preceded in death by her parents, William Roscoe and Annie Marsell Akers Johnston, and brother, Charles Russell Johnston.

Lois Sutherland assisted with the founding of the Radford Humane Society where she served for over thirty years, including as president. She actively participated in key fundraising events for the organization.

For over fifty years she was a member of Central United Methodist Church and served in various capacities, including leading youth groups, nursery, and as a Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Harold “Mousie” G. Sutherland, daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Matt Newbill of Roanoke, 2 granddaughters, Bethany and Callie Newbill, sister, Audrey Jennelle of Radford, sister-in-law, Yvonne Johnston, and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12 until 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Central United Methodist Church of Radford. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. with Pastor Don Smith officiating. Interment will follow in West View Cemetery in Radford.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Radford Humane Society, PO Box 581, Radford, VA 24143.

The Sutherland family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.