Thomas Elzie Dutton age 77 of Snellville, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2012. A funeral service will be held 2PM Friday, October 12, 2012 in the Snellville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Dr. David Poe & Rev. J.B. Reese Officiating. The burial will follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Snellville. Mr. Dutton was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member and Deacon of Sunrise Baptist Church. He served as a volunteer fireman with the city of Snellville and retired from Sosebee Auto Parts in Lawrenceville. He was a loving husband, father, and pawpaw. Elzie is survived by his wife of 50 years: Sarah Wells Dutton, Snellville; Daughters: Vicki Dutton Gregory, Gainesville; Wanda Dutton Simons, Grayson; Daughter & Son-in-law: Sandy & Mark Taylor, Sharpsburg; Son: Anthony Dutton, Loganville; Brother & Sister-in-law: Jerry & Carol Dutton, Snellville; 6 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; many Nieces & Nephews. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sunrise Baptist Church Building Fund, 3000 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. The family will receive friends 2-4 & 6-8 PM Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078. 770-979-5010. Please sign the online guest registry at