Barbara Ann Sutton - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Barbara Ann Sutton

July 10, 1938 - December 16, 2020

 Barbara Ann Sutton, age 82, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

Born on July 10, 1938, in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late Jesse L. and Ann C. (Reynolds) Blackburn, Sr. Barbara was a homemaker and a school bus driver for Knotts Bus Company. Active in her community, she was a life member of the Holloway Terrace Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Barbara loved spending time at her second home in Rehoboth.

In addition to her parents, Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Ephraim S. Sutton, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy L. Phipps (Dennis) of Delaware City; sons, Duke Sutton (Jane) and Scott H. Sutton (Sharon), both of Bear; brother, Jesse L. Blackburn, Jr. (Pug) of Middletown; grandchildren, Heather, Duke, Brett, Maria and Scotty; and great granddaughter, Leah.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara’s memory to Holloway Terrace Fire Company, 700 West Avenue, P.O. Box 684, New Castle, DE 19720.


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16 Condolences for Barbara Ann Sutton

  • You will be missed. Your witt and come backs will last forever, as will our memories. Loved you! And you know it! Prayers for your family at this very emotional time.
    Claire -B

  • You were like a 2nd mom. Going to miss you big time.

  • I have not seen Barb for almost 40 years. I find as time passes and geography widens, you still hold your friends in your heart. It made me happy to be able to re-connect with Barb through Social Media. We had a nice phone chat the on the ninth of this month, and now she is gone. I am so glad I got to hear her voice. I will miss this Lady as I know her Children will. My Deepest Condolences go out to them.

  • Harv Duke and families sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing you are all in our thoughts and prayers in God’s hands now may she R.I.P. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏The Hamill and Peck Families

  • to the Sutton Family
    our thought and Prayers our with you and your family
    Love and hugs Mary June & Joe

  • My deepest sympathy goes out to the Sutton family. I remember them from when we lived in Simons Gardens & they had the garbage company. Ephriam drove the truck & sometimes Scotty would be with him. My heart goes out to all of you !!

  • I am truly sorry to hear about Barbara. She was full of life and so much fun, she definitely did not act her age. She will be deeply missed. Prayers for all of you and your families. RIP Barbara, until we meet again!! xoxo

  • To the Suttons and Blackburns so sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing my condolences, sending prayers to comfort you in this sad time R.I.P. Barbara.

  • Sorry for your lost. We use to talk at the hairdressers!

  • I’m very sorry for Barbra”s passing,,, she was a good friend and i will miss her,, she was on my Facebook and we use to talk and she also was a friend of my( Aunt Mill Ryan”s) wish the covid wasn’t here so i could say good bye in person.

  • My Thoughts and Prayers go out to all of the Family, and Friends of Barbara, I will surely miss Her, and all the Good times we had hanging out with the Sutton Family , over at 4th and central in the Terrace, God Bless You All !!

  • Heartbroken, R.I.P. Barb ! You are loved by many !

  • Sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. WE had a friendship that started 65 years ago with her and Eph. My condolences to all of the family and friends. May all of your fond memories of the good times together help you get through these stressful times.

  • Cindy, Duke, and Scott I am so sorry to here about your mother’s passing. I will never forget her. I have many fond memories of all of you. Especially your mother. I will keep all of you in my prayers. My sincere condolences. Love you. Chrissie

  • My prayers are with you and your family, your mother encouraged others to be the best they could be. I remember her when I was growing up in the early 70’s, I am so thankful that I knew her and the entire family. God bless you all!

  • I was so glad to see everyone when my Mother died. So many good memories of the “hood” and being a firehouse brat. Barbara was a wonderful Lady. I wish peace for whole family.