Born 4-12-1915 -- Died 2-24-2007
Bernice Tressie Hutchinson, 91, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 24, 2007, at her home. She was born April 12, 1915, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of John Edward Soloman Shoemaker and Vesta Leora Soloman Shoemaker. She received her education in the schools of Kansas City, Kan. and on Aug. 29, 1937, was married at Thayer, Mo., to Oren Hutchinson.
She enjoyed flower gardening, nature walks, sewing, visiting with friends and reading her Bible. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include two children, Daniel Hutchinson of West Plains and Carol Hutchinson, of St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers, Fred Shoemaker, and Troy Shoemaker both of Thayer; and one sister, Alice Dalby of Cameron, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one brother, Don.
The graveside services were held Feb. 28 at Cave Springs Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home of West Plains.
Memorial contributions may be made to Seventh Day Adventist Church and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home of West Plains.