Arlie Gilbert Suggs, 85, was born July 10, 1935, to the late Vassar and Arlvesta (Hall) Gilbert in Pelham, Ga.
She was educated in Steubenville City Schools. Arlie was employed as a cook at the Federal Terrace and retired from Weirton Steel. She was a proud band mom and band camp Mother for the “best band in buckeye land”, Steubenville Big Red. After retirement, Arlie worked at The Vinson House of Mortuary in Steubenville, Ohio. She was a member of the La’Femme Progressive Woman’s Club. Arlie served as a member of Second Baptist Church’s Voices of Second and Woman’s Usher Ministry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Margaret Gilbert, and three children Rhonda L. Moxley, Ricardo M. Suggs Sr., and Rodney Suggs.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter Lisa Suggs, son in law, Bruce Moxley, all of Steubenville, Ohio. Her grandchildren: Shelva Suggs, Teriney Lucas, Ricardo Suggs Jr., Charles Henry Fuller, Jon’ta Lucas, Rickkesha Suggs Wise, Ezaine Moxley, and Nala Colliers, 16 great-grandchildren, a loving niece Pam Threet and many more relatives, friends, and loved ones.
A public walk-through viewing will be held on a Friday, September 25, 2020, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Vinson Mortuary 711 North Fifth Street, Steubenville, Ohio. The funeral service will be streamed via Facebook Live. on the Vinson Mortuary Facebook page. COVID guidelines will be enforced and a mask will be mandatory. Due to COVID, a private ceremony with capacity limits will be held on Saturday for family.
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