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Mary E. Sudduth

Birth Date: November 3, 1936
Death Date: January 5, 2018

Mary E. Sudduth, 81, of Decatur, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 in St. Mary’s Hospital.

Mary was born November 3, 1936 in Thebes, Illinois, the daughter of Louie and Esta (Jackson) Jaco. She was a devoted homemaker and caregiver. Mary was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, yardwork, and helping others. She married Myron J. Sudduth on May 11, 1969. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2013.

Mary leaves behind her children, Joseph (Pam) Sudduth of Tuscola, Debra Pittman of Decatur, David (Joy) Pittman of Decatur, Neil (Cathy) Sudduth of Normal, Cynthia Medlock of Decatur, Dean (Nancy) Sudduth of Perrysville, IN, R. Shawn (Diana) Pittman of Farmer City, Sheila (Jorge) Infante of Decatur, Kara (Richard) Whalen of Decatur, and June Duley of Bowling Green, KY, sister Joyce (Nathan) Johnson of Nashville, TN, and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister, and three brothers.

Services to celebrate Mary’s life will be 10:00 AM Thursday, January 11, 2018 at First Free Will Baptist Church, 2709 N 27th St, Decatur. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the church. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery 1:00 PM Friday, January 12, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to First Free Will Baptist Church.

The family of Mary E. Sudduth is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL. View the online obituary and send condolences to the family at

January 10, 2018
5:00 pm
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First Free Will Baptist Church
2709 N. 27 St. Decatur, IL 62526
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Celebration of Life
January 11, 2018
10:00 am
First Free Will Baptist Church
2709 N. 27 St. Decatur, IL 62526
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January 12, 2018
Camp Butler National Cemetery
5063 Camp Butler Road Springfield, IL 62707
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  1. Mary certainly had a caring heart. She loved her Lord and her family. My prayers are being sent Heavenward for comfort to surround you. She will be certainly missed.Love in Christ; Marsha and Theresa Merold

  2. I loved your dear mother, Mary! I was the chaplain that visited your father when he was in hospice. What a blessing to know them both! They are forever in my heart. Keeping you all in my prayers in this time of deep loss. God bless and comfort you all.

    Jan Dial

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