Dessie Mae Wilson Sutterfield

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Dessie Mae Wilson Sutterfield, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died at the age of 105, at St. John’s Medical Center on Friday, March 23, 2018, in the company of her family. Dessie was born in Murray, Kentucky, on October 22, 1912, to Celina McDaniel Wilson and James Robert Wilson. She married O.C. Sutterfield, a Southern Baptist Minister, on April 4, 1931. Her many years were devoted to her husband, children and grandchildren along with being a minister’s wife and a wonderful nurse. Dessie was preceeded in death by her husband, O.C. Sutterfield, one son, Donald Wayne Sutterfield, who died at birth, her parents, one brother and four sisters. Dessie is survived by son, Perry Sutterfield and his wife, Barbara, of Duncan, Oklahoma, her daughters, Mary Sutterfield Stark of Denton, Texas and Jean Sutterfield Grady and husband, Ken, of Collinsville, Oklahoma. Dessie is also survived by four grandsons, Richard Sutterfield, Patrick Sutterfield, Brian Sutterfield and Richard Coy, II, as well as one granddaughter, Karla DiIorio, 19 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren. Dessie was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Idabel, Oklahoma and was also a former member of the Order of Eastern Star and was honored by the Oklahoma Centenarians. Dessie will be remembered for many things during her lifetime, her love of family, her church work and her nursing skills, but what her family and friends will reminisce over most will be her skills at dominoes, cards and practical jokes. Funeral services will be held, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 1:00 pm, McRay Funeral Home, Chickasha, Oklahoma. Gifts in memory of Dessie Sutterfield may be sent to Physician’s Choice Hospice, 14324 N. Western Ave., Edmond, Oklahoma 73013, or at physicianschoicehospice.com/donate.