OSCAR DEAN SUTTON, 73, died on May 4, 2006, at an
Abilene medical center. Burial was in Elmwood
Memorial Park. He attended Ranger High School
in the Class of 1950 at Ranger, TX.
The son of Charlie Lee Sutton and Ruby Archula Abel
Sutton, Dean was born on May 25, 1932, in Ranger,
TX, and moved from Lubbock to Abilene in 1962. He
had been employed by the Texas Department of Criminal
Justice. A member of Calvary Baptist Church and a
former member of Optimist Club of Abilene, he was also
an avid fisherman and golfer. Dean enjoyed several
other hobbies including woodworking and hunting. He
served in the United States Air Force.
A daughter, Teresa Sutton; his mother, Ruby Sutton;
and his stepmother and father, Willie D. and Charles
Sutton, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Margie L. Sutton of Abilene;
a daughter, Becky Renne Pliml and husband, James, of
Abilene; a brother, Howard Eugene "Socko" Sutton (RHS-
1952) and wife, Erma, of Ingram, TX; sisters, Pat Sutton
Banks and husband, Woody, of Fort Worth, and Shirley
Sutton Windle & husband, Ted, of Weatherford; a grand-
daughter, Lara Teresa Pliml; & numerous nieces and