Bobbette J. Suthers, 83, Kokomo, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. She was born January 1, 1935, in Montgomery, Alabama, to John and Ethel Butler. She married her last husband Bruce Suthers in the mid 1970's.
Bobbette served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. After leaving the Navy, she worked as a book keeper. Later in life she worked for the GE corporation in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. After moving to Atlanta, Georgia, she worked retail at Wal-Mart as well as Lord and Taylor. She enjoyed flower arranging and volunteered for the D.A.V. to drive Veterans to the Indianapolis VA. She was a member of the American Legion and Abundant Life Church.
She is survived by her son, Greg A. (Kay) Johnson and granddaughter, Katelyn M. Johnson.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, John Butler Jr., Theresa Butler Cantey, Marie Butler Betts, Myrtle Butler Wetzel and Harriet Butler Scott.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at New London Cemetery with military honors to be provided by the United States Navy and the Kokomo VFW Military Rites Team. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo. Memorial contributions may be made in Bobbette’s memory to Abundant Life Church. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.