Naomi "Addie" Hamblin Suthers, 87, of Buena Vista died Aug. 18


Naomi Adeline “Addie” Hamblin Suthers, age 87, of Buena Vista, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Aug. 18, 2018.

She was born in Bland County on Sept. 20, 1930.  She was the daughter of the late Estle C. and Lena Davis Hamblin. 

Addie was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Suthers; and her brothers, Clinton Hamblin, Leonard Hamblin, Edgar Hamblin and Kenneth Hamblin.  She is survived by her remaining brothers and sisters, Arnold Hamblin, Alma Lester, Louis Hamblin, Eleanor Coulson and Lena Bragenzer. 

Also surviving are her daughter, LeAnn Clark and husband Benny; sons, David Suthers and wife Lisa, Randy Suthers and fiancée Sonja, and Robbie Suthers.

Her grandchildren include Joey Clark and fiancée Michelle Hall, Jonathan Clark and wife, Allison, Justin Suthers and wife Lisa, Jay Suthers, Tiffany Jordon and husband George, William Suthers, Hunter Suthers, Heather Wallace and husband Jason, and Jeffrey Suthers. 

She has 11 great-grandchildren, Dakota Clark, Kyleigh Clark, Abel Clark, Remi Jordon, Caden Suthers, Cameron Suthers, Bristol Suthers, Corben Suthers, Gracie Wallace, Marley Suthers and Julian Suthers; and many special nieces and nephews.  Special mention to Ashley Clark and Harper, Deklyn and DJ and Chassidy, as they are extended members of the family.

Addie was a longtime member of Blue Ridge Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the Buena Vista Fire Department Auxiliary.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ralph Coleman officiating. Burial will follow at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice, Buena Vista Fire Department or Blue Ridge Baptist Church.

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.