Carolyn M. Hutchison

VIRDEN, IL - Carolyn M. Hutchison, 80, passed from this life at 2:57 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill.

She was born Oct. 31, 1932, in Staunton, Ill., to Lorenzo and Mary (Bono) Gallina. Carolyn married Charles E. Hutchison on Oct. 19, 1951, in Caseyville, Ill.; he preceded her in death, Jan. 1, 1998.

Carolyn was a homemaker and a devoted mother of eight children, 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grand children.

Carolyn is survived by daughters, Deborah (Bob) Miles of Springfield, Ill., and Annette Sanders of Virden, Ill.; sons: Dennis, Dale, Kenny (Lenell) Hutchison all of Virden, Ill., Donnie (Holly) Hutchison of Waverly, Ill., and Tony (Teresa) and Keith (companion, Jill) Hutchison of Hubert, N.C.; sisters: Lee Littlehill of California, Mary Harness and Elizabeth Rowden both of Springfield, Ill. Preceding Carolyn in death are her parents; brothers, Jim Bertolio and Louis Gallina; and son-in-law, Bruce Sanders.

Honoring Carolyn's wishes, a graveside service will be held at Virden Cemetery, Virden, Ill., on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon Frank Maynerich officiating. A celebration of life gathering will be held at 215 Meadowlark Ln., Virden, IL immediately following the service at the cemetery.

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