Sallie “Diane” Smith Sutton, 76, of Kinston passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at her home. Diane was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Diane loved to spend time with her family and friends. She was an amazing woman and will truly be missed by so many.
Diane is preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Ruby Smith; sister, Della Rouse; brothers, John Smith, Russell Smith; son, Chris Sutton and son-in-law, Jesse Taylor.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Sutton of the home; daughter, Cynthia Durham Taylor of Kinston; sons, Charles Brian Durham and special friend Andrea Howard of Kinston, Mike Sutton and special friend Angie Camp of Kinston and Jimmy Sutton and wife Christiana of Kinston; grandchildren, Brandon Taylor of New York, Kelsey Taylor of Washington, Matthew Sutton of Kinston, Lindsey Sutton and Conner Sutton both of West Virginia and Melany Sutton and fiancé D.J. Hill, Samantha Sutton and Jamison Sutton all of Kinston; great grandchildren, Brody and Ansley Sutton of Kinston and their mother, Ashley Sutton; brother, William A. Smith and wife Caroline of Cary.
Visitation will be at 12:00 p.m. Monday, October 14, 2019 at Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Funeral will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jon Campbell. A private burial will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org in her memory.
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