Aleah M. Sutterby, 16, Redfield, died early Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, Mo., from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
She was born October 9, 1996, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Mark Sutterby and Rachel Payne Sutterby. Aleah was to begin her junior year at Uniontown High School. She was active in the Future Farmers of America Chapter and was to be reporter. She also was a member of the Scholarship Bowl, Math Club and Spanish Club. She was on the volleyball and track teams. Her family teased her often calling her “Elly May,” referring to her love of animals and ability to work with them. Aleah’s ambition was to be a veterinarian.
Survivors include her mother and father, Rachel and Mark Sutterby; two brothers, Jacob Sutterby and Caleb Sutterby; and maternal grandparents, Harold and Patsy Payne, Colony. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents.
Pastor Jeff Feagins will conduct funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Uniontown High School commons area. Burial will follow in Uniontown Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday afternoon and evening at the home of Raymond and Joyce Houston. Memorials are suggested to a math scholarship fund at the Uniontown High School in her name. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.
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