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Portia Lyon Hutton, died December 8 at home in her sleep.
Portia was a graduate of Indiana University, majoring in bacteriology and minoring in chemistry. She initially worked at Eli Lilly. Later she became a substitute teacher. In 1989 she became a licensed certified public accountant and finished her career at the Maryland State Department of Education. She served in a variety of organizations, including the Business and Professional Women's organization, Kid's Inc., and as an officer in the United Way of Frederick County, Inc. She was a member of United Church of Christ of Annapolis.
Portia is survived by her husband of over 59 years, Wally Hutton, who is an attorney and was a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates; two children, Brock and Shane Hutton; and two grandchildren, Shaun and Sharon.
There will be a memorial service for her 11 a.m., Thursday December 13 at United Church of Christ of Annapolis, 8 Carvel Circle, Edgewater.
Published in The Capital on Dec. 11, 2012