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George Hutchings
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1919
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1991
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Obituaries
The Wellington Leader 
October 17, 1991

Mr. Hutchings died Sunday, Sept. 8, at Memorial Hospital in Palestine, after a brief illness.

He was born November 25, 1919, in Houston, to John Stokes and Lillian Turrentine Hutchings. 

He was a star athlete at Missouri City High School and graduated as valedictorian. He graduated in 1942. from Texas A&M University, where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets. 

Mr. Hutchings served as a drill sergeant in the A-554th Squadron of the Army Air corps in Biloxi, Mississippi, during World War II. 

During the time Mr. Hutchings lived in Wellington, he served as the Soil Conservationist for Collingsworth County. In 1958, he moved to Palestine where he was a longtime dairyman and rancher, and was currently employed as an officer at the BETO I unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

He was also a member of the Anderson County Riding and Roping Club. 

He was a member of Crockett Road Church of Christ, and served as a deacon, and was actively involved in church projects. He also worked with the youth group, and enjoyed working with young people.

He married Stella Mae Tenison Harrison May 31, 1958. 

He is survived by his wife, of Palestine; a daughter, Mary Virginia Hutchings Mathis of Highlands Ranch, Colorado; sons Dennis Ray Harris of Palestine, and Robert Douglas Harris of Shamrock; a sister, Robbie Louise Hutchings Jones of Dallas; a great aunt Allen Belle Turrentine Johnson of Austin; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Mr. Hutchings was preceded in death by his sister, Charlene Hutchings Hager, 73, in December 1990. 
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Stokes Hutchings (1885 - 1965)
  Lillian Beatrice Turrentine Hutchings (1892 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Stella Mae Tenison Hutchings (1920 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Land of Memory Cemetery
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Judy Richards
Record added: Feb 13, 2011
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