Mother Helen Suttles, age 83, made her transition to glory on January 3, 2020. She was born on March 5, 1936, in Osceola, Arkansas, to George McFarland and Louise Thomas, but was raised by Mattie Mitchell and Susie Collier.
Mother Suttles moved to Toledo, Ohio in the early 80's. She attended True Light Pentecostal Church around 85-86. Later, she became a member of Mount Hope, under the leadership of Pastor Haynes.
Mother Suttles was was a foster grandmother for CSB for many years.
Mother Suttles was preceded in death by her husband, James Suttles; father, George McFarland; mother, Louise Thomas; aunts, Ruth Edwards, Susie Collier, Mattie Mitchell; uncles, Charles McFarland, Robert Edwards; brothers, Eddie McFarland and Clyde Harris; sisters, Mary Watkins, Pastor Charlene Brown; brothers-in-law, Otis Watkins, Levi Williams and Ben Davis; grandson, Warren Cason; nephew, Darnell Williams; and niece, Hellene Brown.
Mother Suttles is survived by her daughter, Vinnie (Keith) Pitts; sisters, Thelma Williams, Earlie Davis, Velma Ross, and Olivia Chandler; brothers, ET Cheer, Bishop Fredrick Mitchell and Joe Parr; brother-in-law, Albert Brown Sr.; grandchildren, Tommie Mosley, Lorene Cason, Rebekah (Darrell) Gleasure, Tameka Lett, Cassandra (Brett) Richards, Victoria Levesque, and Victor Levesque Jr; 17 great grandchildren; 17 great great grandchildren, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, family, and friends.