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January 7, 1958 - March 5, 2021
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory. A celebration of Shelby’s life will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
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Shelby Mawyer Sutton, 63, of Rustburg, died Friday, March 05, 2021. She was the loving wife of David Trible Sutton for 30 years
Born Tuesday, January 07, 1958 in Lynchburg, Shelby is a daughter of Paul Gregory Ferguson and the late Margaret Tyler Ferguson. She has a sister, Sharon Butler.
In addition to her husband, Shelby is survived by her children, Kimberly S. Humbles, and her husband, Arshaq, Stephanie M. Hicks and her husband, Chris, Kari N. Sutton and her husband, Joshua Goff. She also has two grandsons, Hunter and Austin Humbles.
In addition to her mother Shelby was preceded in death by an infant sister, Sheila Ferguson.
Shelby’s family moved from Perrymont to Madison Heights, where she later attended Amherst High School. Though a loving mother, Shelby was also known for her admirable work ethic. She worked at the old Dickie’s warehouse for 10 years, Central Virginia Training Center for 11 years, and in January was recognized for 20 years of service as a Walmart retail associate. In 1989, she joined the ABATE of Virginia motorcyclists’ organization, eventually becoming a life member. Shelby was a member and faithful attendee of Grace Memorial Episcopal Church. Quick to love and laugh, Shelby will be missed by all who knew her.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory. A celebration of Shelby’s life will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church with Father Alan Cowart. Interment will follow in Fort Hill Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Grace Memorial Episcopal Church or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.