Louise V. Hutcheson

Louise V. Hutcheson, 83, of Palatka, passed from this life Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, at her home following a lengthy illness.

A native of Coffee County, Ga., she resided in Putnam County since 1952, coming from Coffee County. Louise worked as a wrapper operator at Georgia-Pacific for 32 years, retiring in 1994. She was a member of Church of God of Prophecy, where she enjoyed worshipping and spending time with her church family. Louise also enjoyed fishing in her leisure time.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Hutcheson Sr.; her parents, Dave and Inez Brantley Varnedore; and a brother, Cecil Varnedore and his wife, Doris.

Louise is survived by two sons, Samuel Hutcheson Jr. (Sherell) of Perry and Keith Hutcheson (Diane) of East Palatka; two daughters, Jeanette Hutcheson of Hortense, Ga., and Nadavah Ann McDonald of Palatka; a brother, Virgil Varnedore of Douglas, Ga.; a sister, Sarah Matson (Howard) of Palatka; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Services celebrating Louise’s life will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Pastor Tom Harris and Pastor Derrell Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill East Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2 p.m. until the time of services Saturday.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to Hospice of the Nature Coast for their loving and compassionate care of Louise.

Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Louise’s Book of Memories page at www.JohnsonOverturffunerals.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.

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