Barbara Sue Sutherly
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 4:56 PM
ADA — Barbara Sue Sutherly, age 67, died on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 5:40 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima.
She was born on Jan. 19, 1950 in Hardin County, to Tommie and Lucy (Prater) Pitts who preceded her in death. On Sept. 19, 1969 Barbara married Harold F. Sutherly and he survives in Ada.
Barbara was a homemaker. She previously worked for Stratton Greenhouses of Bluffton, retiring after 16 years. She was a member of the Ada Full Gospel Pentecostal Church of God. Barbara was a 1969 graduate of Ada High School and of the Marion State Beauty Academy. She was a member of the Hardin County Herb Society.
She is survived by two sons, Craig (Wendy) Sutherly of Ada and Heath Sutherly of Ada; a daughter, Bridgett R. Sutherly of Piqua; three grandchildren, Joshua Miles Foster Sutherly, Jacob Alan Sutherly and Morgan Faith Sutherly; a brother, Mitchell Pitts of Ada; and a sister, Vera May (Joe) McCreary of East Liberty.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Willie Pitts, Ermine Pitts and Forrest Pitts; and a sister, Pauline Joseph.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 14, at Ada Full Gospel Pentecostal Church of God, 1047 State Route 235, Ada, Ohio 45810 with Rev. Karen Rarey officiating. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ada Full Gospel Pentecostal Church of God, 1047 State Route 235, Ada, Ohio 45810 and/or Hardin County Herb Society.
Condolences can be expressed at www.hansonneely.com
Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada.