Lola June Williamson Sutterfield, 87 formerly of Stratford, passed from this life on Sunday, August 7, 2022, in Falkville, AL. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Stratford Church of Christ with Wayne Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Stratford Cemetery under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.
June, the youngest of three children, was born on June 24, 1935, at home in Lexington, Oklahoma, to her parents, Nolan Orville Williamson, and Ina Geno Williamson. She grew up and went to school in the Ladd Community. June met Charles “Chuck” Sutterfield, while on a double date with her best friend. In January 1952, he asked June to marry him, and on September 16, 1952, they were married in Noble, Oklahoma. June and Chuck were members of the Stratford Church of Christ for over 50 years where they raised their family. June taught Sunday school classes and always loved helping with Vacation Bible School. She loved cooking and preparing dishes to help with funeral lunches for the families. She and Chuck enjoyed the fellowship of Sunday lunches together with the Stratford Church. One of her favorite times at the Stratford Church of Christ was attending the Ladies Bible Class. She enjoyed her friends, June always aspired to be a better Christian. She was a person that others enjoyed being around, she basically lived the by Golden Rule and the philosophy that ‘If you can’t say something nice, then just keep quiet and don’t say anything at all’.” Chuck and June believed family was very important. Holidays were spent together with big meals with Thanksgiving from Thursday through Sunday. June taught her grandchildren to play Skipbo, wahoo and was always up for a game. She was also a very good croquet player. June also loved following the Stratford Elks and her children and grandchildren as they played sports.
June is preceded in death by her parents, Nolan and Ina Williamson; her son, Larry Sutterfield; her husband, Charles “Chuck” Sutterfield; a great grandson, Korbyn Dawson Hensley-Kaberna; her sister, Viola Rollins; and brother, “Andy” Williamson.
June is survived by her three daughters: Charlotte Malone (Mike), Hartselle, Alabama; Rhonda Lewis (Keith), Clayton, New Mexico; and Brenda Acker, Stratford, Texas. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Helen McVeigh of Las Vegas, Nevada; Eleven Grandchildren: Randy Sutterfield (Destiny); Sandra Jefferson (Dale); Matthew Williams (Krista); Maryssa Sellers (Daniel); Devin Malone (Janelle); Brian Malone (Hidemi); Nicklas Lewis (Sarah); Keitha Tovar (Jared); Shannon Hensley; Clayton Acker (Nichole); and Jordon Acker (Britt); 14 great grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; and too many to mention loving nieces and nephews, friends, and extended family.
The family would like to suggest with gratitude, that memorials be made to the American Alzhiemer Association 415 SW 8th, Amarillo TX 79101 or the Amarillo Children's Home, 3400 Bowie St, Amarillo TX 79109.