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Sutton, Mary Jo
Mary Jo Sutton, 75, of Galesburg, died at 2:18 AM Monday, November 2, 2009 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

She was born July 16, 1934 in Iowa City, IA, the daughter of Jose Ponce and Janice Bragg Ponce. She married Dr. Russell P. Sutton on September 10, 1953 in Iowa City. He preceded her in death on November 12, 1998. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angelita and a son, Darrell.

She is survived by 2 sons, David (and Jody) Sutton of Abingdon, IL and Daniel (and Roxanne) Sutton of Wataga, IL, 3 daughters, Val (and Steve) Morris of Knoxville, IL, Pat Sutton of Galesburg, and Teresa Sutton of Rock Island, IL, and 9 grandchildren.

Mary Jo was raised in Iowa City and attended the University of Iowa, where she took nursing classes. She had lived in the Galesburg area since the 1950s and lived 10 years in Oquawka, IL. She spent most of her working years as a bookkeeper for Costa Catholic School. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Mary Jo was a volunteer for FISH, KCCDD, and was a reading buddy at Nielson School. She was a member of the Knox College Faculty Wives and Knox County Home Extension. She enjoyed traveling with her husband researching family genealogy.

Private funeral service will be Saturday November 7, 2009 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Deus-Dedit Byabato will officiate. There will be a private visitation. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to FISH Food Pantry. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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