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Leona Hutchins

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Leona Hutchins

Cary, NC - Leona Hutchins, 85, of Cary, NC passed away on June 4, 2018 in Raleigh, NC.

Leona was born in Morganton, NC to Clyde and Rosalie Pascal Dobbins on January 8, 1933. She went to school at Cool Springs High School in Forest City, NC. She married Marvin Hutchins on December 18, 1955 at the Presbyterian Church in Rutherfordton, NC. She graduated from Berea College in Kentucky.

Leona worked as an elementary school teacher. Her most cherished roles were are as a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter, grandmother, and friend. She was lovingly and consistently devoted to her family.

She was involved in her church at Wicomico Presbyterian Church in Salisbury, MD serving in various roles. She was a volunteer at Peninsula Regional Hospital in Salisbury, MD as well.

Leona is preceded in death by parents, Clyde and Rosalie Pascal Dobbins; her husband, Marvin Hutchins, and her daughter, Melanie Jane Brimer.

Leona is survived by her children, Kevin Hutchins of Centreville, MD, Grant Hutchins of McLean, VA, Amy Chrest and husband, David Chrest of Cary, NC; her son-in-law, Jeffrey Brimer of Ellicott City, MD; her sister, Carolyn Keeter of Charleston, SC; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Memorials may be given to The Waldensian Heritage Museum in Valdese, NC and Berea College in Kentucky. The family of Leona Hutchins wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the individuals who provided loving care and support to our mother. We would like to give special thanks to Transitions Life Hospice of Wake County nurses Leslie and Veronica and Transitions Hospice Home nurses Robin and Mitzi as well as Chaplain Brent.

Funeral services and burial will be held at a later time at Brittain Presbyterian Church in Rutherford County, NC.
Published in The Daily Times on June 7, 2018
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