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ST. DAVID - Barbara R. Hutchins, 81, of St. David died at 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

She was born April 16, 1933, in Peoria to Ralph V. Miller and Gertrude M. (Girard) Watson. She married John D. Bohannan in 1952, and later married Larry Hutchins in 1965. Both preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, Leonard and Charles Miller.

She is survived by two daughters, Dawn M. (Tim) Clark of Fairbury and Gay Lynn (Douglas) Betson of St. David; three grandchildren, Ketra (Joe Pollitt) King, John J. King and Brandi Betson; and two great-grandchildren, River and Rain Pollitt.

Barbara worked as a machine operator for Caterpillar, Peoria Cordage and Hysters. She was currently working as a caregiver in the Canton area for the past 20 years.

She was a member of the Elks, Women of the Moose and the American Legion Women's Auxiliary.

She enjoyed reading, painting and playing bingo and she was a member of the St. David Methodist Church.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton, where visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society.

To view Barbara's tribute video or to leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com.

Published in Peoria Journal Star from May 13 to May 14, 2014
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