John Sutley

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 16, 2009

On Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, John Russell Sutley of Atlanta went home to his heavenly father.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Jewell Sutley of Clanton.
As a loving and caring husband and father, John is survived by his wife of 45 years, Ellen Jordan Sutley; his daughter, Brandi; and faithful companions Dixie and Griffin.
John was a 1961 graduate of Chilton County High School and a 1965 graduate of the University of Alabama. John worked for Nalco Chemical Co. most of his career, retiring as CEO of Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemical Co.
A memorial service will be held in his honor at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18 at H.M. Patterson and Son, Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, Ga. Family will receive friends in the chapel one hour prior to the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in John’s honor to the American Cancer Society.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the nurses and staff at The Waters Pavilion, Piedmont Hospital, for their compassionate care. Arrangements by H.M. Patterson & Son, Canton Hill Chapel, 1157 Old Canton Road, NE, Marietta, GA 30068. 770-977-9485.