Mary Ann Hutcheson, 76

by | May 24, 2019 2:00 pm

Last Updated: May 23, 2019 at 12:08 pm

   Funeral services for Mary Ann Hutcheson, 76, formerly of Soperton and Meeks Community, were held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at Corinth United Methodist Church in Johnson County with Reverend Hugh Baxter officiating. She was laid to rest beside her husband in the church cemetery. She passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 15, 2019 at Manor Lake of Bridge Mill in Canton.

Born in Tarrytown, she was one of four children born to the late Herbert and Bert Sweat Brown. She and her siblings grew up in Soperton, where she graduated from Soperton High School, Class of 1960. In 1961, she married Meeks native Joel L. Hutcheson. The newlyweds lived in Atlanta while Joel completed his degree from Georgia Tech. As their family began to grow, they lived in various locations throughout the southeast. The family returned to Soperton in 1974, where she worked at Sweat’s BBQ and also assisted Dr. John Pournelle in his dental practice. In later years, she and her husband made their home in the Meeks Community. Her husband passed away in 2016.

Hutcheson was known for her cooking skills and sharing her dishes with friends and family.  he never met a stranger and had many friends throughout the communities where she lived. She enjoyed her home in Meeks where she loved fishing and sitting on the front porch admiring nature. She had been a lifelong member of the Soperton First Baptist Church until moving to Meeks, when she joined Corinth United Methodist Church. After moving to North Georgia in 2017, she attended Northside Church of Christ in Jasper, where she received much love and support.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Brown.

Suvivors include her children, Mark (Sue) Hutcheson of Canton, Laurie Peavy of Meeks, and Michael (Meredith) Hutcheson of Conyers; a sister, Lynette Nelson of Ellijay; a brother, Lamar (Kristin) Brown of Pensacola, Florida; grandchildren, Lindsey (Matt) Doss, Brooks (Hannah) Hutcheson, Clint Hutcheson, Melanie (Brian) Mainor, Lauren Hutcheson, Dylan Hutcheson, and Mary Kathryn Hutcheson; a great-grandson, River Hutcheson; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of GA, 57 Executive Park S., Suite 380, Atlanta, GA  30329.

Sammons Funeral Home of Soperton was in charge of arrangements.

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