Dorcas Mary Sutton
Dorcas Mary Sutton, of New Orleans, LA, passed on June 20, 2018 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in the presence of her loving family at the age of 73. Dorcas was born in New Orleans on September 30, 1944. Dorcas was proceeded in death by her parents Mark and Rebecca Duplantis, her daughter Paula Rhodes Sutton, and her god-child Donna Meissner. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 long years, Lee Royce Sutton. They were married on February 25, 1961. Dorcas was a loving mother to Lee “Skip” Sutton Jr. (Beth), and Pamela Sutton Croucher (Scott). Proud Grandmother to Anthony Labat, Austin Croucher, and Katelyn Croucher. Caring sister to Mark Duplantis Jr. and Julie Gilbert. She was the lifelong best friend of Linda Bivalacqua and treasured cousin, aunt and friend to so many more. She attended Chalmette High School. She was a dedicated civil servant in various roles throughout her career at both NSA Algiers and NSA/JRB Belle Chasse. She will be fondly remembered by family and friends as the most thoughtful person they will ever know. She never met a stranger and would leave everyone she came in contact with a smile. When Ponee wasn’t at her monthly cousin’s luncheon cutting up you could find her with her scrapbooking friends amassing her ever growing collection of craft supplies. She would never pass up the chance to solve a mystery with her favorite fictional detective, or a scoop of Bluebell ice cream. She was loved, is missed, and will forever be cherished. Friends and family attended the visitation and funeral service on Monday June 25, 2018 at Bagnell & Son Funeral Home ,75212 Hwy 437 Covington, La 70435. To view and sign the family guest book please visit www.bagnellfuneralhome.com.