of Marshall, AR
January 25, 1930 - October 8, 2021
Oleta Elma Zinn Sutterfield, age 91 of Marshall, Arkansas passed from this life into her eternal home on Friday, October 8th, 2021 at Highland Court in Marshall, Arkansas. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was born in Fifty Six, Arkansas on January 25th, 1930 to William Andrew Zinn and Dessie Edith Sutterfield Zinn.Oleta was primarily a homemaker, but enjoyed working for the Forest Service as a hired hand and working at Cody's restaurant. The moment you met Oleta you had a friend for life. She was a sweet spirit that loved with her whole heart. She enjoyed spending time with her family, attending church at Fifty Six Missionary Baptist, cooking large meals for all to enjoy, quilting and being outdoors. Oleta's legacy will live on in the hearts of all of those who love her and await their sweet heavenly reunion one day.Survivors include her son, Junior Sutterfield and wife Carla of Marshall; granddaughter, Elizabeth Harris and husband Chris of Greenbrier; great-granddaughters, Cami and Abby Harris; sisters, Nova and Gladys Balentine of Fifty Six; and a host of nieces, nephews and many, many children whom she babysat and loved in the Fifty Six community.Oleta is preceded in death by her parents, William and Dessie Zinn; her husband of 45 years, Coy "Jinx" Sutterfield; and her sisters, Olena Miller, Venita Alexander and Wanda Reece.Funeral services for Oleta will be 1:00 PM Monday, October 11th, 2021 at Roller-Coffman Chapel in Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. Darrell Gosser and Bro. Junior Cole officiating. Visitation will be 12:00 till 1:00 PM preceding the service. Burial will be in Spoonflat Cemetery in the Fifty Six community of Stone County, Arkansas. Bearers will be Chris "Scooter" Harris, L.J. Treat, Tracy Carraway, Blake Phillips, Kenny Phillips and Drew Horton. Honorary bearers will be Mike Crow, Phil Pulis and Andrew Phillips.
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This little lady was as perfect as anyone could be. I was honored to care for Ms Oleta from day one. A beautiful smile and a warm heart is the memory I’ll always cherish. She called me her Angel but in reality she was mine🥰 thank you, Ms Oleta, for the years of beautiful memories.
We didn’t know her very well but we certainly knew she was a hard worker and such a sweet lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Jr. Ray So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family in days to come.
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family!
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.
Jr Ray and Carla, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You and all your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
JR Ray I am sorry to hear of your loss!! Praying for the families!!!
Junior and Carla, we are so sorry to hear of your sweet mother passing. Prayers for God’s comfort at this time.
Jr Ray,I’m so sorry for the loss of your precious Mother.. Prayers for you and your family as you go through this difficult time.
Jr Ray, I'm so sorry to hear about your Mother. Please know that you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry to hear. Such a gentle sweet spirit. God Bless