McMinnville resident and Warren County native Velma Bell Hutchings, 81, was born July 16, 1934 and died Dec. 26 at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital following and extended illness.
A retired employee of Kingston Timers and a member of Bluff Springs Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Delia Curtis Moffitt. She was married June 16, 1954 to Aubrey James Hutchings, who preceded her in death Aug. 20, 2015. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Lester, J.C., Alpha and Jesse Lee Moffitt and five sisters, Eunice Christian, Wavie Hoover, Minnie Whiteaker, Dona Moffitt and Lona Kirby.
She is survived by nephews, George Christian, Garry Whiteaker, Charles, Steve, Tom and Bill Moffitt and Eddie, Terry, Larry and Mike Kirby; nieces, Jerelene Prince, Carolyn Doig, Kathy Wylie, JoAnn Gregory and Betty Whitlock, and brother-in-law Edward Kirby.
Funeral service was held Monday in High’s Chapel with Teddy Jones officiating. Burial followed at Webb Cemetery at Bluff Springs
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.