Naomi Chris Sutherland
10/9/1932 - 7/18/2017

Naomi “Chris” Sutherland, age 84, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. A graveside service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Waco Memorial Park with Pastor Mark Huffhines officiating. A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 21st at Bellmead Funeral Home.

Chris was born October 9, 1932 in Fairfield, Texas, the daughter of Archie R. and Hattie G. (Casey) Giles. She married Melvin Sutherland July 14, 1951 and he preceded her in death on May 18, 2011. She was a homemaker and a resident of McLennan County since 1948. Chris was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Catherine and Margaret.

Chris is survived by her children and spouses, Terry and Teresa Sutherland of Tomah, Wisconsin, Carolyn Sutherland of Riesel, Mike Sutherland of Bellmead and George and Belinda Sutherland of Georgetown; grandchildren, Christi, Kayla, T.J., Joey, Juleah, David, Shane, Christopher, Toby and Shandy; sixteen great grandchildren.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Providence Hospice Place.

In lieu of flowers, memorial can be made to the American Cancer Society,

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