Suttle, Betty Jo Wheeler (LaFayette)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Betty Jo Wheeler Suttle, of LaFayette, GA, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Suttle, Sr.; her parents, Daniel Webster and Mamie Forney Wheeler; and seven sisters. 

She was a member of Happy Home Baptist Church and retired from the Walker County Department of Family and Children Services.

Survivors are her four sons, Robert Lee Suttle, Jr., Stacey Twyman Suttle of Lafayette, Retired Master Sgt. Shannon Chevette (Gloria) Suttle, Sr. and Kota Chalfant (Rhonda K.) Suttle of Atlanta; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Maxwell and Annie W. Mull of Cleveland, OH; brother, Eugene Wheeler of Sidney, OH; two sisters-in-law, Marlene (Morris) Allen, Catherine (Jimmy) Williams; two aunts, Ernestine Suttle and Gladys Wheeler; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 21, at Happy Home Baptist Church, Lafayette, at 1 p.m. with her son, Kota Chalfant Suttle as Eulogist and pastor Albert Evans, Sr. presiding. Interment will follow in Lafayette Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at the church Wednesday, February 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. 

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton.


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