Earnest Elsworth Suttle Jr., age 98, of Portland, TN, passed away at his residence in Portland. Mr. Suttle was born in Sumner County on March 12th, 1923 to the late Earnie Suttle Sr. & Idell Lamberth Suttle.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Suttle is preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Worley Suttle; brother, Melvin Suttle.
Mr. Suttle is survived by his children, Ronnie E. (Mary June) Suttle, Kathy Suttle, Patsy Suttle, & Tammy (Ray) Whitaker; brother, Jack (Ann) Suttle; sisters, Imodean (George) Summers & Betty (Buford) Bates; grandchildren, Scott Harrison, Melissa (David) Carter, Brant (Branden) Corlew, Lindsay (CJ) Stanley, Matt (Emily) Warren, Jacob (Kelsey) Suttle; great-grandchildren, Kayci Harrison, Kelsey & Kolby Carter, Emma Claire Warren, Branley & Cassie Corlew, Mattellen Colgate, Arianna Stanley, Dallas Stanley, Sierra Stanley, & Daxton Stanley.
Funeral service for Mr. Suttle will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 5th, 2021 at Halltown General Baptist Church with Bro. Mike Brady & Jacob Suttle officiating.
Visitation for Mr. Suttle will be on Saturday, June 5th, 2021 from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm (service time) at Halltown General Baptist Church.
Interment will be in Old Brush Cemetery with Military Honors.
Matt Warren, Brant Corlew, Scott Harrison, David Carter, CJ Stanley, Jake Suttle will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project or The Journey Home Project 17060 Central Pike, Lebanon Tn. 37090 or Thecharliedanielsjourneyhomeproject.org