Born: June 8, 1969 in Florida
Died: February 7, 2011 in Uruzgan, Afghanistan
Sgt. 1st Class Billy A. Sutton of Mooreville, Miss., died at age 42 in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 223rd Engineer Battalion, 168th Engineer Brigade, Mississippi National Guard, West Point, Miss. He joined the Mississippi National Guard on September 5, 2002. He leaves his wife, Traci Sutton, to whom he married Nov. 6, 1998, his son, Tyler Durham, his mother, Jo Ann Owen Sutton Starling (Elvis), his in laws, Dan and Jennifer Loden Durham, his grandfather in law, Homer Loden of Tupelo, a brother: Danny Sutton, two half brothers, Vance Sutton and Aaron Starling, three half sisters, Adrian Starling, Erica Culver and Cindy Starling.
Preferred Charities and Donations:
Memorials may be made to the Tupelo Veterans Park, P. O. Box 3608, Tupelo, MS 38803 or to Pets for Patriots, 218 East Park Ave., Suite 543, Long Beach, NY. 11561.
Burial is at Lee Memorial Park in Verona, Mississippi – Hope Mausoleum
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