Rev. Wayne A. Sutton

Notice of Death - Rev. Wayne A. Sutton

Retired Local Pastor (Serving)
Date of Death: 10/28/2018 | Date of Birth: 10/26/1940; | Clergy
We have received word of the Sunday, October 28, 2018 death of the Rev. Wayne Alvin Sutton, a retired local pastor currently serving in the Smoky Mountain district.  Wayne is survived by his wife, Mrs. Patricia Cox Werner Sutton; four children: Wayne Andrew Sutton, Diana Lynn Monk, Lisa Ann Thomas, and Brian Michael Sutton; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way.  A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Reid’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 201 Stone Turtle Lane, Murphy NC, with the Revs. Mike Ayers and Fred Kolshorn officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12-12:50 pm, prior to the service at the church.  Per his wishes, Wayne's ashes will be spread over Plumb Orchard Gap on the Appalachian Trail, where he first accepted his Lord.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to cancer research. 
Wayne’s service with the Western NC Conference began on March 1, 2017 at Reid's Chapel (Murphy).  As a pastor in the North Georgia Conference, his ministry extended beyond his experience with us. 
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