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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Sunday October 10th, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Funeral Service

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Sunday October 10th, 2021

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Graveside Service

Light Cemetery
Monday October 11th, 2021

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Mary "Kat" Sutherland

Mary “Kat” Sutherland, 79 of Kingsport, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center. She was a very loving woman, who would make sure she went without to take care of others.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Dee and Ethel Gilbert; her husband, Bill Sutherland; son, William “Bimbo” Sutherland; brothers, Paul Gilbert and Asa “Tootie” Gilbert; sister, Alpha “Sis” Holmes; and lifelong best friend, Linda Ketron.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Jessie Darlene Sutherland; sisters, Janie Gilbert, Joan Pennington, Wanda “Polly” Stapleton and Darlene “Doll” Parker; brother, Willie Gilbert; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; special niece and caregiver, Phyllis Gilbert Atkinson.

The family will receive friends Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 2 – 4pm at Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport. Funeral service will be held Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 4pm, with Rev. Ryan Shaffer, officiating, in the funeral home chapel. Graveside services will be conducted Monday, October 11, 2021 at 1pm at the Light Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

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Darlene, So sorry to hear about your mom.

DENNIS HOLMES Oct 14 2021 9:51 AM

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Jessie Oct 11 2021 9:13 PM

We go way back. My mom and her use to know each other back in the day.

Webb Oct 11 2021 7:45 PM

A photo was added for Mary "Kat" Sutherland

Travis Chip Sutherland Oct 11 2021 6:37 PM

What a beautiful lady!! I didn't know her but I'm Phyllis aunt Kathy!! And saw the pictures of her in her beautiful wedding she seemed so full of life and loved her family! I'm so glad she got to be at your wedding and enjoy the beach in her last days!! Don't say goodbye she will live forever meeting Jesus Christ and receiving her wings!! She will always be watching over you all! She will be carried in your harts and one day meet again in that beautiful place Jesus has prepared!! I wish I could have known her I know I missed out on a beautiful hearted person!! I'll be praying for peace and comfort for the family and friends!! May God Bless you each and everyone may she spread her wings and fly she is free🙏❤️✝️❤️🙏

Kathy Dingus Oct 11 2021 2:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Sutherland

Kathy Dingus Oct 11 2021 1:46 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Sutherland

Donna Harmon Oct 10 2021 9:44 PM

We love you Kat Gilbert Sutherland. We made many memories together growing up in Long Island as best friends. You will never be forgotten. Heaven sure gained a wonderful person as an angel with Kat. Forever in our thoughts and never forgotten.

Loretta Shell Oct 10 2021 7:21 PM

I pray for her and family. I know her and sweet woman. God take her go home in heaven anytime.

Cena Oct 10 2021 3:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Sutherland

Chad Sutherland Oct 10 2021 1:11 PM

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