TERRANCE "TERRY" WAYNE SUTTON, 72, passed
away on Dec. 31, 2020.
He was born to Howard & Erma Sutton in McCamey, TX
on Feb. 7, 1948. He attended Ranger High School in
the Class of 1966 at Ranger, TX but graduated from
Hamlin High School. Terry received a bachelor's
degree in Sociology and Social Work from Tarleton
State University in Stephenville, TX. He served
as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army for 4 years, two
of which were in Berlin, Germany.
In 1987 he married Jan Wu, and they settled down near
the Twin Cities in Minnesota where they had their
three children. Joseph, Pul, and Stephanie. Terry
was a jack of all trades throughout his life. He
worked in the oil field, as a ranch hand, master
helicopter mechanic, social worker, financial analyst,
and as a government auditor for the Texas Department
of Agriculture which he retired from in April of 2019.
He enjoyed fishing, gardening, ancestral research,
reading, playing billiards, singing, and playing
His children all attended Texas Tech University in
Lubbock where they became very involved in Christian
ministry. Since then, Terry & his wife have actively
supported college ministry and have hosted many Bible
studies in their home. He loved the Lord Jesus, the
church and caring for and mentoring others.
Terry was someone full of wisdom and love. You could
always depend on him to listen to you and he would
always have an encouraging word or word of guidance
on matter what the issue. His smile is something that
everyone will remember and he had a talent for always
making everyone around him laugh. When with his siblings
at family gatherings, you could be certain to find him
submerged in an intense game of 42.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Jane Sutton;
son Joe Sutton and wife Bekah; son Paul Sutton and
wife Marguerite; daughter Stephanie & husband Russell
Alliev, brother Tom Sutton (RHS-1956), sister Beverly
Sutton; sister Sharon Parson-Rogers (RHS-1961) and
numerous nieces and nephews. He was truly beloved
and will be greatly missed.