Sutphin, Emory Eldon

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Emory Eldon Sutphin, 93 of Dublin, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Emory was a veteran of the armed forces where he retired after 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Rosa Sutphin; his first wife, Mildred Morris Sutphin; brothers, Willie Sutphin and Alvey E. Sutphin; sisters, Sylvia Willis, Nettie Willis, Hattie Thompson, Belle Willis, Alma Thompson, Gladys Thompson.

He is survived by his wife, Ocie Sutphin; stepdaughters, Christine Yvonne Akers(Jack), Vickie Lee Carden, Tina Marie Sims (Jimmy); stepson, Kenneth Michael Young(Geraldine); sister, Hazel Dowdy, Charleston, WV; brother-in-law, Bucky Morris (Cindy), VA; Goddaughters, Ashley Fioramonti, VA,and Stephanie Fisher, VA; also survived by many nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, and grand-nieces who loved him.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home. The interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery with Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion Post #127. Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.