Emma Sutton turned 100 years old on April 2 and celebrated her birthday at the Democratic Club in Dundalk, MD. At her party she received citations from Mayor Stephanie RawlingsBlake and the Baltimore City Council.

(L-R) Menelek Hendricks, Jishawma Hendricks, Ne’ala Hendricks, Emma Sutton, Meshia Suton, Sharon Sutton, Taheerah Hendricks and Marcette Hendricks at the Democratic Club on April 2.

Sutton spent much of her life in Baltimore where she married Alfred Baldwin Sutton and had two children, Alfred and Marcette. Sutton retired from Rosewood State Hospital after 30 years and was a member of White Stone Baptist Church in Baltimore.