Mary Hutchinson, 85, of Terre Haute, left her earthly home to be with her heavenly father on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, surrounded by her family at Southwood Nursing Home. Mary was born April 29, 1932, to Robert Phillips and Josie Eveline Davis Purcell.
Mary attended and graduated from Tech High School. She worked tirelessly for many years at Ewing Nursing Home, where she ended her career as a nurse's aide. Mary was a devoted mother and grandmother to her entire family. She was an active member in her church, where she served on many of the church boards.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Lewis Hutchinson; three sisters, Lena, Josephine and Barbara; two brothers, Henry Herschel and Maurice; and one loving daughter, Marsha Davis.
She is survived by two children, Sheryl Davis and Linda Brooks, both of Terre Haute; two sisters, Georgia Christine Richardson (Indianapolis) and Maxine Davis (Terre Haute); six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; a special sister-in-law, Mary Francis Isabell of Terre Haute; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Oak St. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. with the funeral beginning exactly at 11 a.m. The repass will be held at the Quality Inn, 555 S Third St. Terre Haute.
Published on December 7, 2017