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Dr. James Sutton of Bella Vista dies

Published: January 24, 2024   

Dr. James Richard "Dick" Sutton of Bella Vista, 100, died Jan. 1 at Mercy Hospital of Rogers after a fall at his home. He was born on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1923, in Fremont, Neb., to James Alexander and Julia Teresa Sutton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother; Rolland; and sister; Susan Gocher.

James is survived by his six children; Michael Sutton (Alisa) of Omaha, Nebraska, James Sutton of New York City, Richard Sutton of Sedalia, Colorado, Mark Sutton (Colleen) of Naples, Florida, Robert Sutton of Eloy, Arizona, and Theresa Cook (David) of Loveland, Colorado, one sister-in-law; Mary Kay Sutton, three grandchildren; Thomas Covotsos (Cassandra), Ian Sutton, and Alisa Sutton, and one great-granddaughter; Willow Covotsos, and several nieces and nephews, with special thanks to James, Julie, and Jaqueline for the care they gave.

A Mass of Resurrection was held on Jan. 12 at St. Stephen Church in Bentonville, followed by inurnment at the Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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