Blanche Hutson

Blanche (Hearndon) Hutson

Fellsmere, FL

Blanche (Hearndon) Hutson, 96, of Fellsmere died Thursday (10/17) at William Child's Hospice House. Blanche was born in Deer Park, FL to Walter and Mary Hearndon. Walter had been a well-known Florida cattle rancher. Blanche was raised in Melbourne where she attended and graduated from Melbourne High School. She married James Marion Hutson who predeceased her in 1974 and they had two children together. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, gardening and traveling. A member of the Fellsmere Baptist Church she had dedicated her life to the service of her family and church.

Blanche was predeceased by her husband, son: Walter, brother: Gordon Hearndon, and sister: Violet Watson. She is survived by a son: David E. of Melbourne; brother: W. C. Hearndon of Melbourne; nephews: Dale Hearndon of Palm Bay, David Wilson of Melbourne, James "Pete" Hearndon, Roseland; and nieces: Lucille Watson of Melbourne and Wanda Wilson of Penn.

Friends may call at the Fountainhead Funeral Chapel Saturday (10/26) from 10:00 AM until time of service. The funeral service will be at the Fountainhead Funeral Chapel at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in Fountainhead Memorial Park. For friends who wish, the family suggests memorial donations in Blanche's memory to the William Child's Hospice House, 381 Medplex Pkwy, Palm Bay, FL 32907 in lieu of flowers. Please sign the guest book at

Funeral Home

Fountainhead Funeral Home
7359 Babcock Street SE Palm Bay, FL 32909
(321) 727-3977

Published in FLORIDA TODAY from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24, 2013