Lanette L. Suttles

November 19, 1927March 23, 2019

Julia Lanette Lovern Suttles passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 after a wonderful life. She was the daughter of Henry Kaylor and Frances Rebecca Lovern. She attended Hapeville High School and Georgia State University. While at Georgia State, she met Doctor William M. Suttles. They married in 1950 and were married 53 years. He preceded her in death in 2003. Dr. Suttles was President at Georgia State University and they served the Haralson Baptist Church for 49 years, and Luthersville Baptist Church for 11 years. Mrs. Suttles taught at Marion Smith Elementary School in Fulton County for 34 years. Her students were a joy to her until her death.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Mark Lovern. She is survived by Mrs. Ruth S. Corley; Scott Corley; Mr. and Mrs. Rick Land; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Crush and Jake; Mr. and Mrs. Kytle Frye; and Mr. and Mrs. Brad Frye. She is also survived by her beloved neighbors, Frank Middlebrooks and Denise and Bob Farmer.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28 at Owl Rock United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Interment to follow service in the church cemetery.

Instead of sending flowers, per the family's request, please donate to your favorite charity.



  • Visitation Thursday, March 28, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, March 28, 2019
  • Funeral services Thursday, March 28, 2019


  • Interment to follow service

Lanette L. Suttles

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Lynn Bradford

April 2, 2019

I met Dr. and Mrs. Suttles when I was working for McDuffie Realty. What a wonderful couple! Mrs. Suttles was always so sweet and kind and always looked so beautiful---inside and out. I am blessed to have know them both. May God bless and comfort the family.

Missy Smith

March 28, 2019

Oh my goodness my family and I loved, loved, loved, The Suttles! We have so many wonderful memories visiting their church in that precious small town! I especially loved anytime I ran into Mrs. Suttles at Lunch On Main Street in College Park! She was always dressed to the nines and had that beautiful boufont hairdo! My mom and Mrs. Suttles shared the same beauty parlor when she was alive. Priceless! Heaven is a much happier place with those sweet angels. There is a whole lot of loving and laughing going on up there right now! I bet the beauty parlor in heaven is way better than they could ever imagine.
Love to all always,
Missy Duncan Smith

Michelle Jones

March 26, 2019

I have so many precious memories with Mrs. Suttles that I will forever hold dear to my heart. Through the years she has been a shoulder to lean on, a listening ear and has given me advice that I have passed on to my children. Words cannot describe how much she means to me and my family. I will miss our long talks on the couch and all the laughs we have had together ❤️ I love you

Pat Reid

March 25, 2019

My sympathy to Lanette's family. I will miss her prayers, she prayed as if she
was sitting in the presence of God. She would always say a prayer before
you left her presence. She was truly a special lady and Christian friend.
I will truly miss her. Sincerely,
Pat Reid, East Point, GA

Barry Gilpatrick

March 25, 2019

Mrs. Suttles was a compassionate lady. She and Dr. Suttles were neighbors during my childhood. She loved all of my family and is remembered fondly. She blessed the lives of many people and I miss her.

Cathy Carver

March 25, 2019

Mrs Suttles was my favorite teacher ever. Always sweet and kind to her students. We all thought we were her favorite. Love and miss you.💖

Cathy Carver

March 25, 2019

Mrs. Suttles was my favorite teacher ever, sweet and kind to all her students. We all thought we were her favorite. Love and miss you!💖

Melondy Edwards

March 25, 2019

Mrs.Suttles was a wonderful woman and a great teacher who is loved by all her students and their familys. I always enjoyed and loved seeing her and Mr.Suttles coming into bbq kitchen when I worked there. She would always give you a hug and kiss on the check. And always ask about my family which she taught all of them. Mrs.Suttles We love you and will miss you. Rip sweet lady gone but never will be forgotten.

Kimberly Warr-Duncan

March 25, 2019

Ms Suttles was one of the sweetest and kindest people I have ever met. She was a main stay at Marion Smith and we the students were better because of her. RIP.

Janet Davenport-Butler

March 25, 2019

Mrs. Suttles was my 4th grade teacher in 1963-64. Love her dearly. Best teacher a shy little girl could have! She will be missed❤️