Lotus Anne Sutton, 73, of Currituck, NC passed peacefully Wednesday, December 5, 2018 surrounded by those she loved. A native of New Jersey, she was born January 10, 1945 to the late William Hickey and Leota Talmadge Hickey and was the wife of the late Charlie Sutton, Jr. She was devoted to her family and was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.
She is survived by four daughters, Cindy Phipps of Jacksonville, NC, Margaret Sanderlin, Billy Jo Decker and husband George and Stella Duhaime and husband John all of Elizabeth City; son-in-law Jeff Sanderlin; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; a sister, Marion Maellaro and husband Tom of Forms River, NJ; six brothers, Horace Hickey of Frankford, NJ, Irving Hickey of Wantage, NJ, Charles Hickey of Bushkill, PA, Allen Hickey of Sussex, NC, Eugene Hickey (Alice) of Unionville, NJ and Klaas Hickey (Ida) of Montogue, NJ; and special friend, Kate Ladd. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Hickey.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Joseph Turner officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Albemarle Hopeline, POB 2064, Elizabeth City, NC 27906. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Sutton family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.TwifordFH.com.