Earl Ray Stutts of Waynesboro, Tennessee was born on Tuesday, March 28, 1933 in Hohenwald, Tennessee. He was a son of the late Kenneth Wesley Stutts and Sara Edna Beatty Stutts. Mr. Stutts retired from Mallory Manufacturing in Waynesboro, TN as a shipping clerk. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Waynesboro, TN. Mr. Stutts was united in marriage to the former Imogene Edwards on Friday, October 11, 1957 and she preceded him in death on Monday, December 10, 2012. Mr. Stutts departed this life on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee at the age of 87 Years, 10 Months and 23 Days.
He is survived by a son, Terry Stutts of Hohenwald, TN and a daughter, Kim Hunt of Leoma, TN; his grandchildren, Jessica Ward and Dustin Stutts; his great-grandchildren, Hudson Ward and Eden Stutts; his sisters, Jo Ann Triplett of Lebanon, TN and Pearl Akers of Savannah, TN. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Stutts was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Conner Ward; a brother, Ralph Stutts and sisters, Lorraine Pettus, Elsie Davis, Arlie Holland and Ruby Pace.
At his request, Mr. Stutts was cremated. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm Memorial Gardens of Wayne County, Waynesboro, Tennessee where he will be laid to rest with his wife, Imogene Edwards Stutts. Jerry L. Robbins will officiate. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County is assisting the family.