Ida B. Hutchins, age 93, passed from this life Monday, April 15, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Geneva, Ala., on May 18, 1919 to Jasper and Edna (Whitaker) Payne. Mrs. Ida had worked as a respiratory therapist at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. She was a lifelong residence on Washington County and a member of New Prospect Baptist Church.
Mrs. Hutchins is preceded in death by her husband, Johnny (Sambo) Hutchins and one daughter, Shelby Carmouche.
She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Cumbaa and husband Frank of Chipley and Sylvia Hutchins of Chipley; eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Hall, Dr. Kermit Soileau and the Rev. Jackie Faircloth officiating. Interment followed in the Blue Lake Baptist Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.