Loretta Jean Hutson
Loretta Jean Hutson, 76, of Granite City, passed away at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.
She was born Dec. 6, 1937, in Paducah, Ky., a daughter of the late Troy and Era (Tubbs) York.
She married Everett Lee Hutson Sr. on April 14, 1967, and he survives.
Loretta was a dedicated and faithful homemaker, always tending to the needs of her husband, children and grandchildren. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.
In addition to her beloved husband of 47 years, she is survived by 10 children, Joetta, Brad, Terry, James, Jeff, Cindy, Chris, Jason, Frank and Everett Jr.; many great-grandchildren; one brother, Jim; one sister, Joy; other extended family and many friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Larry; three brothers, Bubba, Alvin and Richard and one sister, Sissy.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will be at St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road in Granite City. Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children and may be accepted at the funeral home. www.irwinchapel.com