Jackie L. Hutson, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home.
She was born April 17, 1919, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of John and Prudence Lomax. She and Lynn P. Hutson were married Oct. 4, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. He died May 6, 2001.
Mrs. Hutson grew up in Hornersville, Mo., and received a degree in home economics from Southeast Missouri State University. She taught at Kennett High School a number of years until her husband left the service, and then moved to Cape Girardeau.
She was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church, member of King's Daughters Sunday School Class, Round Table, and Women's Missionary Union where she held several offices, had been a Sunday school teacher, GA leader, AAUW, was a Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader, and worked in the food pantry. She was also a member of Tuesday Club, Professional Home Economists, was a Democratic committeewoman many years, poll worker, and helped with Meals on Wheels.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Hutson of Cape Girardeau; a son, Jeff and wife Anne Hutson of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren, Jason Lynn Hutson of Cape Girardeau and Robin Blatt and husband Jim of St. Louis.
Friends may call Friday from 10 a.m. to service time at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home.
The funeral will be at noon Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Shupert officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Alzheimer's Association or Southeast Missouri Hospital.