The Virginian-Pilot

Hampton Roads

Thursday, May 15, 1997

OBITUARIES

 Nancy C. Sutton

 NORFOLK-

"Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton, 76, died May 12, 1997, at a local hospital of heart failure at 7:55 p.m.

Born Nov. 17, 1920, in Greensboro, N. C., Chester was the daughter of Beverly Townsend Sustare* and Nannie Clara Williams Sustare. She was the grand-daughter of William Wright Williams and Lula Estelle Boatwright Williams and of Barnum Alexander Sustare and Sarah Amanda Ferguson Sustare.

She was the wife of the late Robert William Sutton of Norfolk. Chester attended Sullins College. After attending Sullins College, Bob and Chester enjoyed 54 years of marriage. Chester was an avid homemaker and enjoyed artistic pursuits of pastels, floral arrangements, oil painting, and ceramics. Chester always completed any task in a beautiful way with attention to every detail. Chester is dearly loved by her children and was an inspiring role model to her husband, children, relatives and friends and a spirited individual. Chester was a member of Elizabeth River Woman's Club and Norfolk Yacht and Country Club.

Chester is survived by her children, Nancy Townsend Sutton Nowlan of Suffolk and her husband, Thomas Wayne Nowlan, Carol Lorraine Sutton and her husband, Andre J.L. Fauteux of Toronto, Canada, and Robert Porter Sutton and his wife, Marcia Shipp Sutton of Dunedin, Fla.

Survivors also include her grand-children, Amy Elizabeth Sutton of Jacksonville, Fla., Eric Townsend Sutton of Huntington Beach, Calif., Margot Elaine Nowlan of Suffolk, Viva-Laura Sutton-Fauteux and Yale Quentin Sutton-Fauteux of Toronto; and her brother, George Allen Sustare of Poquoson and his wife, Nancy J. Sustare, of Poquoson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be conducted at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Carl LeMon officiating. The family will recieve friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to Maryview Medical Center, Care of Wellspring Hospice Program, 3636 High St., Portsmouth, Va 23707, the American Heart Association or to the Larchmont Baptist Church, 1127 Surry Crescent, Norfolk, Va. 23508."

*"beverly man's name"

 18 years that seem like only months since Momma's death-We miss you and love you so much.heartred.gif


Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, {Nov/17/1920-May 12, 1997},photo by Robert W. Sutton circa 1945, at Chesapeake Beach, Virginia

My beautiful Mother, Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton,

photographed by her husband Robert William Sutton,

circa 1945, at Chesapeake Beach, Virginia.


 

NAME*NOTES

World War I Portrait of Sargent Chester Clay Williams in his uniform and helmet, Engineers, Rainbow Divison, of Hickory, North Carolina. Sighted for gallantry in action in Champagne- killed near Ligney, France, October 1, 1918.

 Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton

was named after her uncle,

Chester Clay Williams

 Named Chester Sustare after her uncle on her Mother's side, her mother's brother who was , Sgt. Chester Clay Williams. Nancy Chester Sustare was born two years after Chester Clay Williams died; on 17 November, 1920, in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.

(117 Williams line) , Engineers, Rainbow Divison, of Hickory, North Carolina. Sighted for gallantry in action in Champagne- killed near Ligney, France, October 1, 1918.

This naming was odd, in that Nancy Chester, was the only daughter in the family and was given a man's name. When she got older she had her name legally changed to add the Nancy; an became Nancy Chester Sustare. Sometimes called "Chessie", while at Sullins College, by "Red" her future husband, Robert William Sutton.


Birth: 18 Oct 1884, Malvern, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Died: 1 Oct 1918, Ligney, France, Battlefield in World War I.

Father: William Wright Williams Sr. [16 Dec.1867-19 Jun 1938]

Mother: Lula Estelle Boatwright [7 Feb 1872- 14 Sept 1954]

relationship to Carol Lorraine Sutton: Great Uncle

relationship to Nancy Chester Sustare {Sutton}: Uncle

Notes: Chester Clay Williams was the brother of Nannie Clara Williams, son of Lulu Estelle Boatwright and William Wright Williams was his father.

Siblings were: 'Grandma" Clara Nannie Williams, Blanch Williams, Harold Thomas Williams, Dennie Carl Williams, William Wright Williams, and Ward Allison Williams.

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Arkansas-The Natural State, capital Little Rock, flag and map Chester Clay Williams,{born: , & died: about October 1, 1918, WWI, near Ligney, France} and L. ?, photo before 1918, North Carolina ?

 Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton

was named after her uncle,

Chester Clay Williams and L ?

 

Chester Clay Williams on the right, L? on left; an unidentified man, both leaning against a fence.

Date: before WWI, before 1918

Williams family photo


 

NORFOLK

The Virginian-Pilot

, TUESDAY , JUNE 11, 1940

 
 Sutton-Sustare Rites Celebrated At Bride's Homechesterbob_wed_d.jpg- Chester Sustare and Robert William Sutton wedding

 fullwedding.jpg - Nancy Chester Sustare & Robert William Sutton, wedding Norfolk, VA

 

SUBHEADLINE READS-

Marriage of Miss Dorothy Gilbert to William Anderson Announced

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" The marriage of Miss Nancy Chester Sustare, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Beverly Townsend Sustare, and Robert William Sutton, son of Porter Odry Sutton and the late Mrs. Margaret Lorin Sutton, took place Saturday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents on Cambridge Crescent. The ceremony was performed before an improvised altar of palms and magnolia blossoms, by the Rev. J. B. Sawyer, pastor of Larchmont Baptist church, and was witnessed only by member of the immediate families.

The bride entered with her father, by whom she was given in marriage. She wore an afternoon dress of soft gray, with accessories of white, and her flowers were a corsage of gardenias and valley lilies.

Miss Laura Mae Powers, of Raleigh, N. C. was maid of honor, and only attendant. She wore a dress of ashes of roses, with leghorn hat, and accessories of white. Here flowers were a corsage of pink rose buds and blue forget-me-nots.

The bridegroom had as his best man his brother, James Thomas Sutton.

A small reception was held, after which Mr. and Mrs. Sutton left for a short wedding trip. Upon their return they will be at home at 1348 Magnolia Avenue, Larchmont."

end of article. No picture.


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 bobchester_sustares.Robert William Sutton weds Nancy Chester Sustare, her mother , Clara Nannie

Newly weds with bride's parents.

June 8, 1940. Robert William Sutton weds Nancy Chester Sustare, her mother , Clara Nannie "Nancy" Willimas and her father , Beverly Townsend Sustare; all standing outside on lawn of 1106 Cambridge Crescent.

*Robert William Sutton born March 8, 1918, died February 13,1995

*Nancy Chester Sustare born November 17, 1920, died May 12,1997

*Clara Nannie "Nancy" Willimas born November 29, 1891, died June 21,1940; only 13 days after wedding.

*Beverly Townsend Sustare born March 3, 1890, died August 1,1965

* * * -----------------------------------------* * * bobcheshelpop.jpg- Robert William Sutton weds Nancy Chester Sustare, his and her step-mother Helen Virginia Clark and second wife to his father, Porter Odry Sutton; in Norfolk, VirginiaNewly Weds with groom's parents-June 8, 1940. Robert William Sutton weds Nancy Chester Sustare, his and her step-mother Helen Virginia Clark and second wife to his father, Porter Odry Sutton; all standing outside on lawn of 1106 Cambridge Crescent, Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia.

*Robert William Sutton born March 8, 1918, died February 13,1995

*Nancy Chester Sustare born November 17, 1920, died May 12,1997

*Helen Virginia Clark born ?, died May 2,1991

*Porter Odry Sutton born June, ,1893, died April 28,1962

Sutton-Sustare Wedding Announcement photos

sustare_wed_announcement.jpg- nancy C.Sustare engeged to Robert W. Sutton

&

"Society - Many Spring Weddings - Miss Nancy Chester Sustare" -June 8, 1940

sustare_wedding0014.jpg- Nancy Chester Sustare weds Robert William Sutton, Norfolk, Virginia

 

 

bob_sutton_button.jpg- Bob Sutton button small, RW Sutton, Robert William Sutton

Bob

 

Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, {11/17/1920-May 12, 1997},photo by Robert W. Sutton

Chester


SIBLINGS OF CHESTER SUSTARE: BeverlyTownsend Sustare and Nannie Clara Williams had 4 children were:

Beverly A. Sustare

John Williams Sustare

Nancy Chester Sustare

George Allen Sustare

top left:Beverly A. Sustare/top right is :John W. Sustare/lower left : Nancy Chester Sustare/lower right: George Allen Sustare [3 brothers and 1 sister]

i.Beverly Alexander Sustare*,of Florida and Texas, born 8 January 1914, and died 18 November 1990.*as per 1999 information from his son Dennis Sustare; my first cousin. I had thought his middle name was 'Allen' but Dennis wrote me that it was 'Alexander'.

ii.John Williams Sustare, of Nashville, North Carolina, born 10 January 1917, and died 11 July 1991.

iii.Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton (3rd born) born November 17, 1920 in Greensboro, North Carolina , has many relatives in Matthews. N.C., but Mamma was not born in Matthews, site of Sustare family Swimming Pool business.) died on 12, May, 1997.( Nancy Chester Sustare on Marlon Sustaire site,)

iv.George Allan Sustare, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, On 10, Nov. 1922. 4th child and 3rd son of Beverly Townsend Sustare and Nancy Clara Williams.


 

mini, Nancy Chester Sustare SuttonNancy Chester Sustare, (born November 17, 1920 in Greensboro, North Carolina married Robert William Sutton [See Sutton page]

on June 8, 1940 and died May 12, 1997, in Norfolk, Virginia.) . Nancy was the daughter of Nannie Clara Williams and Beverly Townsend Sustare.

Nancy Chester Sustare Mother of three children :

i. Nancy Townsend Sutton

(born 8 ,March , 1943)

My older sister.

married to James Bailey-no children

2nd marriage to :

Thomas Wayne Nowlan-

1 child:

Margot Elaine Nowlan

ii. Carol Lorraine Sutton (me)

(born 3,September, 1945)

iii. Robert Porter Sutton

(born 27,September, 1947)
My younger brother.
married to Donna Crigger ,
2 children:
1.Amy Elizabeth Sutton
2. Eric Townsend Sutton
2nd marriage:
Marcia Ilene Shipp-
no children
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 The Virginian-Pilot

Hampton Roads

Thursday, May 15, 1997

OBITUARIES

Obituary Memorial

Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton


See link to postcard of Maury High School: http://www.carolsutton.net/maury_norfolk_va.html

Sustare Maternal Line:

Main Sustare LEAD

Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton

Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sustare-sistare_nc_va.html

NOTE: ALL NEW LINKS AS SITE IN NOT ON YAHOO-GEOCITIES BUT NOW ON www.carolsutton.netnew3.gifALL LINKS NEW AUGUST 2009

I am redoing this site a bit at a time cls

 

LEAD PAGE SUSTARE - SISTARE

Sustare side, family tree of Carol L.,descendent of Captain Gabriel Sistare of Barcelona, Spain_

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sustare-sistare_nc_va.html

Nancy Chester Sustare

Obituaries of Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton, wedding article and photos -

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/nancy_c_sustare_sutton.html

Father of Nancy Chester Sustare is Beverly Townsend Sustare, who married Clara Nannie "Nancy" Williams, born in Arkansas

Beverly Townsend Sustare Memorial Obituary, my maternal grandfather, August 3, 1965

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/beverly_t_sustare.html

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Chrestonian Literary Society, Lenoir College, Hickory N.C.{B.T. SUSTARE was a member} http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/chrestonian_lenoir_sustare.html

+

B. T. Sustare,HACAWA 1910,LENOIR COLLEGE,HICKORY,North Carolina- http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sustare_lenoir_hacawa1910.html

+ Nannie Williams line includes; Clem family from Arkansas

Delilah Gibbs Clem, or Arkansas and GIBBS/ WILLIAMS/ CLEM line http://www.carolsutton.net/williams/delilah_gibbs_clem.html

Children of Beverly Townsend Sustare

George Allen, Nancy Chester, John W., Beverly Sustare

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/3guys_gal_sustare.html

+

Sustare Uncles and First Cousins and Contact Information

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sustare_uncles_cousins.html

Parents of Beverly Townsend Sustare are Barnum Alexander Sustare & Sarah Amanda Ferguson. Barnum and James were twins.

3dbullit.gif - red bullet gifBarnum Alexander Sustare+wife Sarah Amanda Ferguson,his twin James Ervin Sistar+Mary Jane Fergerson http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sistare_ferguson_photo.html

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3dbullit.gif - red bullet gifFerguson family mini descendant charts for my Sustare family side genealogy-

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/ferguson_descent_chart.html

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James and Barnum Sustare Twins, (James on left, Barnum on right)-

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sustare_twins_j_b.html

Barnum Sustare and James Sustar, twins were sons of Holly Hmeby & James Hiram Richardson Sistare; who was killed in the American Civil War. My relatives fought on both Union and Confederate sides.

Holly Elizabeth Hemby

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/holly_elizabeth_hemby.html

+

My Civil War Family, both on the Union side and on the CSA side: both Yankees and Confederates:

http://www.carolsutton.net/civil_war/civil_war_sutton-sustare.html

Early Connecticut Sistare Information + Holt & Outen family

 Public Records of Connecticut concerning Sistaire or Sistare, May 1773, http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/records_sistare_conn.html

+

History of New London, Connecticut concerning Sistare and Sustare and Geneology Chart + Holt + Outen http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/history_newlondon_conn.html

Early Sustare - Sistare Reunions 1937 + Decent Charts

1937-Reunion Of Sustare Family Held Sunday, Meckelenburg Times

http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sustare_reunion1937.html

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Sustare (Sistare)genealogy, mini descedant charts for Sustare family, Outen family, Beebe family http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/sustare_descent_charts.html

Fauteux Side Ferguson's:

3dbullit.gif - red bullet gifClan Ferguson Family History/2 lines, Alexander Ferguson,born 1789 and Joseph Ferguson,born about 1730 http://www.carolsutton.net/sustare/clan_ferguson_history.html

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Fauteux genealogy,Andre,Hervey,Edmond,Camille, connects to FERGUSON'S

11 Generation LINE of Andre Joseph Lucien Fauteux: CANADA - SCOTLAND

http://www.carolsutton.net/andre/fauteux_genealogy_andre.html

 


Sutton LEAD PAGE

Robert William Sutton

bob_sutton_button.jpg

new3.gifLINK

http://www.carolsutton.net/sutton-geno/sutton-north_dakota_wv_va.html

Sutton side,my Father's side - family tree of Carol Lorraine Sutton

,descendent of Cornelius Sutton; also Thaddeus S. Sutton and Martha J. Norman


All Rights Reserved and on all images, art, links, and text
Page & site design & scan of Nannie Clara Williams Sustare, Mother of Nancy Chester Sustare Sutton, is by Carol Sutton

You are most welcome to visit my main art and photography site at the new domain name. www.carolsutton.net

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