Elmer Sutherlen

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Elmer Sutherlen, 98, Ellettsville, formerly of Quincy, died Sunday at the Residence at McCormick's Creek, Spencer.

Born in Owen County, he was the son of Jacob L. and Hattie (Dunkin) Sutherlen.

He was an electrician and contractor.

He married Edna Mae Wilson on Jan. 6, 1936. She died Jan. 7, 2001.

Surviving are two sons, Melvin Sutherlen and wife Verbia, Ellettsville, and Donald Sutherlen and wife Martha, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Mae Sutherlen; parents, and three sisters, Edna C. Dunlap, Donnie Glo Whitaker and Sarah Catherine Lawrence.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mannan Cemetery, Cloverdale.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.