Emma Lay Sutherlin, of Stanford, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at The Willows of Harrodsburg. She was 81.
Born on May 16, 1941, in Danville, Indiana, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Adell Murphy Lay. Emma was a member of Trace Fork Separate Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church in Arnold, Missouri. She enjoyed traveling, babysitting, and talking.
She is survived by three brothers, Marshall Leigh, Preston (Earlene) Lay, and Glendon (Katie) Lay; three sisters, Linda Helm, Lecia (Stephen) True, and Sheila (Johnny) Hogue; special friends, Cheryl and Justin Altrogge; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Sutherlin; three brothers, Terry Lay, Gary Lay, and John Lay; and a sister, Betty Warner.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, February 3, 2023, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Raymond Frazier and Bro. Steve Warner officiating. Burial will follow in Caney Fork Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Friday, February 3, 2023, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Charles Lay, Johnny Hogue, Greg Lay, Dwight Lay, Justin Altrogge, and Steve Warner.
Arrangements for Mrs. Emma Sutherlin are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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